South Central Power’s financial assistance programs
Ohioans with low income may be eligible for financial assistance with energy bills.
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)
Ohioans with low income may be eligible for financial assistance with energy bills through a federal program administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency. An application and more details can be found by visiting the agency’s website.
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 four times in a 12-month period. Individuals may also check with local churches and affiliates in their area.