Summer Crisis Program Begins July 1

The Ohio Department of Development and Community Action Wayne/Medina will help income-eligible Ohioans stay cool during the hot summer months. The Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program provides eligible Ohioans assistance paying an electric bill or assistance paying for central air conditioning repairs. The program runs from July 1, 2022, until September 30, 2022. For…

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Winter Crisis Program Runs November 1st – March 31st

The Winter Crisis Program will begin November 1st through March 31st. The Winter Crisis Program helps income eligible Ohioans that are threatened with disconnection, have been disconnected, establishing new service or have less than a 25 percent supply of bulk fuel in their tank maintain their utility service. Appointments can be scheduled through our appointment…

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Community Action Wayne/Medina COVID-19 Notice

Due to the public health risks associated with the COVID-19 virus, our offices in Wooster and Medina are closed to the public. As a result, there will be no walk-ins. Please follow the guidelines below for each program. We are available to conduct some business through phone calls, email and/or mail. Phone in hours currently…

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Winter Crisis Program Runs November 1st – March 31st

The Winter Crisis Program will begin November 1st through March 31st. The Winter Crisis Program helps income eligible Ohioans that are threatened with disconnection, have been disconnected, establishing new service or have less than a 25 percent supply of bulk fuel in their tank maintain their utility service. Appointments can be scheduled starting October 21,…

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State of Ohio Needs Surveys

The Ohio Development Services Agency is conducting surveys to determine the housing, homeless and community development needs as the state begins the planning process for the 5 Year Consolidated Plan covering the period of PY 2020 – 2024. The following are the links to the surveys:   PY 2020 – 2024 Needs Surveys Community Development/Economic…

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Energy Assistance Programs

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and the Emergency HEAP programs provide a benefit directly to a customer’s energy bill. The Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus (PIPP Plus) is an extended payment plan in which customers pay a percentage of their income toward their utility bill each month. The Home Weatherization Assistance Program and…

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