Coronavirus Relief Fund-Emergency Services Program:
Rent, Mortgage, Water/Sewer and Utility
 Winter Crisis Program Information


Coronavirus Relief Fund-Emergency Services Program:  Rent, Mortgage, Water, Sewer and Utility Assistance 

Complete the
 Request for Assistance Packet
Checklist of Required Documents
Landlord Verification and Agreement 
Clark County Auditor's Site
Additional Forms that MAY be needed for Income:
Self-Declaration of Income Worksheet
Employment Verification Form
Seasonal Employment Verification Form
Self-Employment Income and Expense Form

Additional information on the program can be heard at:
(937) 325-8366, and questions can be directed to [email protected].

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) 

OIC administers the Ohio Department of Development's Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) to help Clark County families with home energy costs. The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program that provides eligible Ohioans assistance with their home energy bills. This one-time benefit is applied directly to the customer’s utility bill or bulk fuel bill. Heating and cooling a home for a family on a fixed income can be difficult. 

REMINDER: Cooling Assistance Available for Clark County residents. Call: 937-342-3186 to schedule an appointment or go online:

HEAP - Winter Crisis PSA

Winter Crisis Income Eligibility Requirements:

To qualify for HEAP and Emergency HEAP, you must:
1. Meet the income guidelines (Varies year to year, call for current information)
2. If you are a new enrollment and currently have your energy source turned off or about to be turned off or transfer of services.
3. Utilities must be in a household members name that is 18 years or older.
4. Make an appointment with OIC  - Online: or call: 937-342-3186 Prompt #4

When you come to your appointment at HEAP, you MUST bring all of the following information with you:

1. All household income verification - 30 days or past 12 months
2. Social Security Numbers and birth dates of all residents living in the home
3. Latest electric bill and gas bill (or statement)
4. Picture I.D.

Who is Eligible for HEAP?
Ohioans with a household income at or below 175 percent of the federal poverty guidelines are eligible for the program. 

A household applying for HEAP must report total gross household income for the past 30 days (12 months preferred) for all members, except wage or salary income earned by dependent minors under 18 years old. Both homeowners and renters are eligible for assistance. 

Having Trouble Managing your Home Energy Costs?
Below is a list of providers and programs that can help you manage your utility bills and improve your home’s energy efficiency:

To apply for assistance online and complete your application visit:  or click the following link to download a copy of the Energy Assistance Program application in (English or Spanish).
Applications can also be found at your Local Energy Assistance Provider, local libraries, county departments of Job and Family Services, and Area Agencies on Aging.

Local energy assistance providers:
DP&L Payment Options:     
Columbia Gas of Ohio Payment Options:

Home Energy Assistance Program:

Summer Crisis Program
Winter Crisis Program
Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus (PIPP Plus)

Clark County Weatherization Program or call 937-324-2971

Need Additional Information or Help?
Take this brief survey to help us understand your needs and an OIC representative will contact you:


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