Help is Available
Everyone needs a helping hand at some point in their life. These programs are here to help you and your household get through safely and together.
Disaster Assistance website to enter your city and state or ZIP code to see if your area has been declared for Individual Assistance.
Clinton County Community Action
COVID Relief Program (info sheet).
COVID Relief includes RENT, MORTGAGE, and UTILITIES (apply online). Have you lost wages or suffered other financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic? You may be eligible for assistance through CCCAP’s COVID Relief program.
Food Pantry is a free service to help families/individuals that are struggling to put food on the table.
Heating Assistance information (Home Energy Assistance Program).
Weatherization is a free service to those who qualify. It is a program designed to make homes more energy efficient. The goal is to create an energy efficient environment that not only is conserving energy, but doing so with health and safety being top priority.
Real Change Wilmington Resources Page
Real Change Wilmington is helping communicate the resources available in our city to empower individuals, educate our community, and create real change.
State of Ohio
Energy Assistance: Our Energy Assistance Programs can help you manage your utility bills and improve your home’s energy efficiency. Visit https://development.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/development/individual/energy-assistance/energy-assistance
Energy Assistance Providers: visit https://development.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/development/individual/energy-assistance/energy-assistance-providers
Funding available to help Ohioans pay winter heating bills: The Ohio Department of Development will help income-eligible Ohioans maintain their heating utility service this winter season. The Home Energy Assistance Winter Crisis Program is available November 1, 2021, through March 31, 2022. For more information, visit https://development.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/development/home/news-and-events/all-news/2021-1028-Winter-Crisis-Funding-Available
Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP): The Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) provides eligible Ohioans with assistance to improve the energy efficiency of their homes and reduce their energy costs. Ohioans participating in the HWAP will receive a home inspection to identify the services necessary to improve their home’s energy efficiency. For more information, visit https://development.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/development/individual/energy-assistance/6-home-weatherization-assistance-program
DP&L is now AES Ohio. Assistance programs put in place to help customers through the COVID-19 crisis. For more information, visit https://www.aes-ohio.com/payment-assistance
Duke Energy Ohio Relief
Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Call (800) 282-0880 or visit https://development.ohio.gov/is/is_energyassist.htm
Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF). visit https://savethedream.ohiohome.org/
More to come (we promise)!