Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016
The Trumbull Community Action Program, 1230 Palmyra Road SW in Warren, Ohio will be operating its Summer Crisis Program (SCP) from July 5, 2016 through August 31, 2016.
Eligible households may qualify for one or a combination of the following: an air conditioner and/or fans (if no air conditioner or fan was received from TCAP in 2013, 2014, or 2015); a one-time payment up to a total maximum benefit of $300 towards the electric bill from a regulated utility company or up to a total maximum benefit of $500 if the utility company is non-regulated. Households served by regulated or unregulated utilities with or without a disconnection notice on the electric bill may receive assistance. PIPP PLUS customers are not eligible for a monetary bill payment.
Total household income must be at or below 175% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines and is based on gross income over the past three months or the past twelve months.
The income limit for a household of one is $5,179.50 (three months) and $20,790 (annual); the limit for two is $7,008.75 (three months) and $28,035 (annual); the limit for three is $8820 (three months) and $35,280 (annual); the limit for four is $10,631.25 (three months) and $42,525 (annual); the limit for five is $12,442.50 and $49,770 (annual); the limit for six is $14,253.75 (three months) and $57,015 (annual); the limit for seven is $16,069.38 (three months and $64,227.50 (annual); the limit for eight is $17,889.38 (three months) and $71,557 (annual). For households with more than eight members, add $7,280 for each additional member for 12-month calculation or $1,820 for three-month calculation.
Income eligible households must also meet one of the following criteria:
- A household member aged 60 and over
- A household member with a medical condition that requires air conditioning as verified by a physician
Appointments are available at TCAP Tuesday through Thursday. Call 1-866-747-1041 to schedule an appointment. Callers must wait to receive a confirmation number to secure an appointment.
On Mondays only at TCAP, walk-in applicants will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis for those that are 60 and over. A minimum of twenty-five applicants will be seen from 7:30-11 a.m.; a minimum of twenty-five additional applicants will be seen from 1 - 4 p.m.
Three convenient weekly satellite sites are available to anyone who cannot apply at TCAP in Warren. You must contact the following to schedule an appointment:
Tuesday: Niles Community Services - (330) 393-2507 ext. 227
401 Vienna Avenue, Suite 2, Tiffany Square, Niles, Ohio 44446
Wednesday: Newton Falls United Methodist Church - (330) 393-2507 ext. 232
336 Ridge Road, Newton Falls, Ohio 44444
Thursday: Tod’s Crossing Senior Living - (330) 393-2507 ext. 230
1330 Blakely Circle SW, Warren, Ohio 44485
For all other questions call TCAP at 330-393-2507 ext. 225.