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COMMUNITY ACTION TO BEGIN WINTER CRISIS PROGRAM

Program will run until March 29, 2019

 

 

COMMUNITY ACTION TO BEGIN WINTER CRISIS PROGRAM

Program will run until March 29, 2019

The Winter Crisis Program (WCP) at Hocking Athens Perry Community Action will begin November 1, 2018. This program is designed to help families/households who are facing an emergency situation to maintain and/or restore electric/gas service and/or provide a bulk fuel (propane, wood, coal, fuel oil, kerosene).  An emergency situation is defined as having a disconnect notice on your electric or natural gas, or having less than a 25% (tank) supply of bulk fuel such as propane, fuel oil, coal, or kerosene, or less than a 10-day supply of firewood. This assistance is available only once per heating season (November through March).

To qualify, you must be income eligible and be in an emergency situation. Households with a total gross income at or below 175% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines may be eligible.

A list of documentation to bring in for the face-to-face interview:

  • Past 30 days of gross income (12 months of income for seasonal employment) for all household members
  • Social Security cards for all members of the household
  • Proof of citizenship for everyone in the household: Following is a list of acceptable documentation:
    • Birth Certificate/Hospital Records
    • Baptismal Records (only when place and date of birth is shown)
    • Indian Census Record
    • Military Service Record
    • U.S. Passport
    • Verified Citizenship for OWF Program
    • Voter Registration Cards
    • Social Security Cards Administered by the Social Security Administration that Do Not include notes regarding

Work authorization status will not be acceptable verification for citizenship

  • Copies of your utility bills (primary heating source and electric, if applicable)
  • Disconnect notice (if applicable)
  • Proof of Disability (if applicable)
  • If new service, you will need to bring in the new account number, and proof of address
  • If utility bill is in the landlord’s name, a statement from landlord stating they want utility left In their name but the household is responsible for payment of the bill
  • If you are coming in to do an application for another household, need a notarized statement  from that household giving you permission, or a copy of the power of attorney (health/medical POA is not acceptable)
  • Documentation of co-payment if required and known prior to appointment (example: furnace repair, non-regulated electric)

 

Appointments can be obtained by calling an Integrated Voice Response (IVR) system. The IVR scheduling system will be available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. This scheduling system can be reached by calling toll free 1.844-625-8777.  A very limited amount of first-come, first-serve walk-in appointments will be available on a daily basis.  We strongly recommend making an appointment due to a very limited amount of walk-in appointments that will be available.

TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT:  1.844-625-8777

COMMUNITY ACTION TO BEGIN WINTER CRISIS PROGRAM


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