WCCS Offering Government Programs To Warren County Residents In Need

WARREN COUNTY, OH -- The Home Energy Assistance Winter Crisis Program ends March 31, 2023. This program provides eligible Ohioans assistance with a one-time payment with:

  • a disconnection, 
  • need to establish new service, 
  • need to pay to transfer service, 
  • have a PIPP default, 
  • need to pay first PIPP, 
  • or have 25% or less of bulk fuel/propane. 

If you are disabled, please provide proof of disability. 

The Ohio Development Services Agency and Warren County Community Services Inc, (WCCS) will help income-eligible Ohioans with the Low-Income Water Assistance Program. This includes both water and wastewater assistance. This program is available from Oct., 1, 2022- Sept., 30, 2023. If you are facing:

  • a disconnect, 
  • shut-off, 
  • or need new service; 

The Low-Income Water Assistance Program is available for a one-time payment. 

    To apply for either program, clients are required to schedule an appointment with Warren County
    Community Services, Inc. You must speak to a HEAP representative. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 513-970-6737 or online at https://wccs.itfrontdesk.com.

    For more information about the features of the Winter Crisis Program and the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) locally and what is needed to apply, contact Warren County Community Services, Inc at 513-970-6737. Additional information can also be found at www.wccsi.org or www.energyhelp.ohio.gov or by calling (800) 282-0880.

    About WCCS: For more than 50 years, WCCS has served as the community’s primary link for social services in Warren County, WCCS operates a wide range of programs and services that:

    • Allow seniors and families to obtain and maintain long-term housing
    • Assist families and individuals with emergency needs, employment, and rising energy
    • Help older adults to remain active and independent
    • Prepare children to succeed in school
    • Adults with literacy challenges are tutored to increase their reading and writing skills.
    • Legal immigrants are taught English as a second language
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