Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Happy Monday!

Happy Wednesday! 
It is time for tax assistance preparation! We have added a list of places to go to help you with your taxes this year.  Also, there is an Active Parenting Now session in London, check it out!
Hope you are having a great start to the New Year!

Active Parenting Now- London, OH

Starting Tuesday, February 10, 2015, a 6 week session on "Active Parenting Now" begins.  It goes from 6-8 pm and is FREE!  Childcare is provided.  To Register, call 740-845-7392.

Tax Preparation Assistance 2015

Income Tax Preparation Assistance 2015
FREE income tax prep.  Please bring:  W2’s, unemployment income, 1099s, homeowner’s mortgage interest and real estate taxes paid,  information on health insurance coverage for everyone in the household,  Photo ID’s, SS cards for everyone in household and last year’s tax return.
Clark County:
United Senior Services, 101 S. Fountain Ave, Springfield.  Mon., Tues., and Thurs., from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm.  Starts 2/2/15 and ends 4/13/15.  APPOINTMENT ONLY-MUST CALL 323-4948

Villa Park Senior Service Satellite, 1350 Vester Ave, Springfield.  Friday from 1:00-4:00 pm by appointment only.  To schedule, call 399-3411.  2/6/15-4/10/15

New Carlisle Public Library, 111 E. Lake Ave, New Carlisle, every Tuesday from 1:00-5:00 pm, walk-in basis.   Starts 2/3/15 and ends 4/7/15

Clark County Public Library Downtown 201 S. Fountain Ave Springfield, every Wednesday starting 2/4/15 – 4/8/15, walk-in basis.  On 2/4, 2/18, 3/4, 3/18, 4/1 the time is 9:00 am-2:00 pm.  On 2/11, 2/15, 3/11, 3/25, 4/8 the time is 9:00 am-11:00 am, must arrive 15 minutes before end of the scheduled hours.

Clark County Public Library Enon Branch 209 E. Main St. Enon, every Monday Noon- 4:00 pm starting 2/2/15 - 4/13/15, walk-in basis, must arrive by 3:45 pm.

Champaign County:

Community Action Organization-40 Monument Square, Suite 200, Urbana.  Call 937-772-9164. 
Volunteer tax preparation services for people whose income is $55,000 or less.  EVERY TUESDAY, starting Jan 27-April 7 from 11:00 am-7:00 pm.  Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins will be accepted.  Call the above number to schedule.

St. Paris Public Library-127 E. Main St, St. Paris.  Mondays  starting 2/2/15 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm.  Call 663-4349 to schedule an appointment.

Urbana Champaign Senior Center, 701 S. Walnut Rd. Urbana.  Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 am-3:00 pm, Must call 653-6088 to schedule an appointment.

Madison County:

Community Action-255 High St.  London, Call to schedule an appointment-(740)852-3511 Tuesday 10:00 am-6:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am-2:00 pm.  Households under $53,000

Madison County Emergency Management-271 Elm St.  London, Call (740) 852-3001 Monday and Wednesday 9:00am-3:00 pm to schedule an appointment.  Must call to schedule appointment.

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

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!

Monday, December 31, 2012

If you are a Service Provider, 2-1-1 Wants to hear from YOU!!!

For Service Providers only please!
Please take a few minutes to complete a quick survey on our services.  This evaluation will help us know our strengths and weaknesses so that we can provide better for our community. Thanks for your participation!! Click here to take survey

Tuesday, September 2, 2008


Hi, Welcome to United Way of Clark, Champaign & Madison Counties, Information and Referral blog. We are going to have updated food pantry lists and emergency assistance information. If there is any additional information you would like us to add to our blog, let us know and we will be more than happy to accomodate. Thanks for your continued support. Stop by often!!