Community Action (OACAA - Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies) Local Community Action Agencies offer a range of services and opportunities that include help with paying energy bills and weatherization services to reduce energy costs.
HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program)(link is external) Ohioans with low-income may be eligible for financial assistance with energy bills through the Ohio Department of Development. The HEAP site provides details on the program and contact information.
Veterans Assistance Veterans Service Officers (VSO) provide financial assistance to veterans to help pay overdue utility bills, make mortgage and rent payments, and provide food. Each county has a VSO which can provide assistance 4 times in a 12-month period.
Ohio Energy Assistance Programs The Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) offers several programs to help low-income Ohioans pay their utility bills and improve the energy efficiency of their homes.
Ohio's Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) The Ohio Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) is a no-cost energy assistance program designed to increase the energy efficiency of dwellings owned or occupied by income-eligible Ohioans, reduce participants' household energy expenditures, and improve participants' health and safety.
Individuals may also check with local churches and affiliates in their area.