Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Salvation Army needs Volunteers!

Does the Holiday Season put you in the giving mood?  Give the gift of time! The Salvation Army in Springfield, 15 S. Plum St. is looking for volunteers to help sort and pack toys! Everyone is welcome, just show up and be ready to help.  Volunteers are needed daily through Dec. 17th!

2014 Clark County Christmas Meals and Food


St. Vincent De Paul (228 Raffensperger- food pantry): Food Only

            Dec. 1st through Dec. 19th, Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday's from 10-1

Springfield Soup, 830 W. Main Street- hot meals:

             Christmas Eve from 5-6 and Christmas Day from 12-1


Thursday, November 13, 2014

Food Pantry Resources

We have updated our Food Pantry List for 2014, make sure you are using an accurate list as things change rapidly :)

Click Here for Clark County Food Pantries

Click Here for Champaign County Food Pantries

Click Here for Madison County Food Pantries

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Emergency Assistance Available

Clark County Emergency Assistance
Salvation Army (322-3434) can help with electric (Ohio Edison only) taking phone calls Mondays at 9:00 am.
St. Vincent De Paul (322-0838) can help with rent, utilities, and other various emergency financial assistance. Taking phone calls Tuesday or Friday at 10:00 am.
HEAP (325-8366) winter crisis program now available, assistance with utilities
PRC through DJFS (327-1700) can help with various emergency financial assistance, you must have an income and children to qualify.
Champaign County Emergency Assistance
Catholic Charities (652-2125) can help with limited emergency assistance, taking phone calls the first Wednesday of the month only
Community Action (772-9164)  winter crisis program now available, assistance with utilities
PRC through DJFS (484-1500) can help with various emergency financial assistance, you must be working and have children to qualify.
Madison County Emergency Assistance
Community Action (740-852-3511) winter crisis program now available- utility assistance

Monday, October 6, 2014

2014 Madison County Christmas Sign-Ups

Madison County Holiday Helpers Sign-Up Information 2014

Family Applicants- must reside in Madison County; children must live in the home full time.  Will assist with gifts for children though the age of 14.

Social Security Cards and a picture ID for the head of household

Applications will be taken at the:

Madison Co. Dept. of Job & Family Services,

200 Midway, London. 
Beginning October 15th from 8am-4pm

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Champaign County Flu Immunization Information

Champaign Health District
1512 South US 68, Suite Q100
Urbana, Ohio 43078
Immunization Clinic Hours

Beginning Monday October 6, 2014 our immunization clinic hours will be as follows:

Monday – Walk-In
Wednesday – By appointment time. 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM.
First and Third Thursdays of the month by appointment. 2:00 PM until 6:30 PM.

Flu Season Time- Get Your Vaccination Today!

Public Seasonal Flu Clinics 2014


Beginning September 15, 2014: Flu shots will be available at the

Health District 529 E. Home Road, on a walk-in basis,

Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

***Please bring all insurance cards for payment evaluation and processing***
Cash price is:

Flu shot-$25 FluMist nasal vaccine-$25 High dose-$35.
Ohio Department of Health also provides a portion of our vaccine supply for eligible children.
(No one denied state supplied flu vaccine due to inability to pay.)
See www.ccchd.com or call (937) 390-5600 for more details.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Community Action Partnership -HEAP moves in Champaign County

Community Action Partnership has moved to 40 Monument Square, Suite 200, Urbana, OH 43078. 

They have a new phone number as well- (937)772-9164.  They serve as the local HEAP office.  Summer Crisis Program is going on now!!! Air Conditioners! Electric Assistance!
They also offer the following programs:
Family Development Program- Case management- advocacy and support
Work Related Assistance Programs- gas cards, tools, uniforms and other items needed to sustain a job
Utility Assistance- HEAP, PIPP Plus
Energy Efficiency- HWAP and Appliance Replacement

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Local Mortgage Assistance for Clark, Champaign & Madison Counties

Neighborhood Housing Partnership- Programs serving Clark and Champaign County include foreclosure counseling and mortgage payment assistance. (937)322-4623
Consumer Credit Counseling- Serves Clark, Champaign & Madison Counties, Offers money management workshops, bankruptcy counseling and education, financial/credit counseling, mortgage foreclosure, budgeting classes, homeowner education and counseling, and debt management. Also offers predatory lending information and a mortgage default counseling service. (937)325-2898 or (800)377-2432
Empowering & Strengthening Ohio’s People (ESOP)- Serves Champaign County, ESOP offers FREE foreclosure prevention counseling services and works directly with lenders on homeowner’s behalf to negotiate affordable loan modifications.  (937) 565-4368
Homeport- Serves Madison County, offers an array of services including foreclosure prevention, credit and budget counseling, homebuyer education and home repair & maintenance workshops. (614)221-8889
Save the Dream Ohio- Serves Clark, Champaign & Madison Counties.  Ohio's foreclosure prevention effort aimed at helping Ohioans take action to save their dream of home ownership. (888)404-4674

Friday, March 22, 2013

Lead Safe Program

The Lead Safe Program through The City of Springfield is now serving all of Clark County.  The program provides up to $8000 per unit to assist with lead hazard control costs through a no interest, no monthly payment, deferred loan.  After 3 years, 50% of the loan can be forgiven.
Property Eligibility:
  • Must not be palacarded by the Health District, scheduled for demolition, or in foreclosure
  • Must be in habitable, safe, sanitary condition
Owner Eligibility
  • Must have a child under age of 6 in residence
  • Owner must be the deed holder
  • Must be current on mortgae payments
Occupant Eligibility
  • Must be income eligible household
    • 2 person below $34,600
    • 3 person below $38,900
    • 4 person below $43,200
    • 5 person below $46,700
    • add $3450 per each additional person
Call 328-3930 for more information or to get started removing lead from your home!