The Winter Crisis Program (WCP) will end on March 31st.
The Ohio Department of Development and OIC of Clark County (HEAP) will help income-eligible Ohioans stay warm during the cold winter months. The Home Energy Assistance Winter Crisis Program provides eligible Ohioans assistance paying a utility or bulk fuel bill or assistance paying for heating system repairs. The program runs from November 1-March 31, 2024. 
To apply for the program, clients are required to schedule an appointment with OIC of Clark County (HEAP). 
For additional details click on the Utility Payment Assistance (LIHEAP) link below.

Assistance Services

OIC of Clark County provides the following assistance services to support families struggling to attain self-sufficiency. 

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA2) provides for necessary expenditures for households who have a pending eviction due to have experiencing a financial hardship directly or indirectly due to the pandemic, experiencing a reduction in household income qualifying for unemployment benefits, or experiencing homelessness.

Click here to see Eligibility Guidelines and How to Apply.

Heating and cooling a home for a family on a fixed income can be difficult. OIC administers the Ohio Department of Development's Home Energy Assistance Program (LI-HEAP) to help Clark County families with home energy costs. The HEAP Program is a federally funded program that provides eligible households with emergency and level utility payment assistance. 

Click here to see Eligibility Guidelines and How to Apply.

Has your water been shut-off or have you received a water disconnect notice? The Home Water Assistance Program (LI-HWAP) may be able to help.

Click here to see Eligibility Guidelines and How to Apply.


Emergency Services (ALL):  600 W. Main St., Springfield, Ohio 45506

LOC (High School):  10 S. Yellow Springs St., Springfield, Ohio 45506

Administrative ONLY:  920 W. Main St., Springfield, Ohio 45504


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