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Weatherization 

Weatherization Assistance installs energy saving measures that provide long term relief by reducing energy bills. Make your home more comfortable, healthier and safer while using less energy! 

Services:

  • furnace safety inspection, tune-up/repair, and/or replacement

  • insulation of attics, walls, heating ducts, floors

  • insulation or replacment of water heater

 
  • air sealing of windows and other air sources

  • compact flourescent light bulbs

  • other energy improvements

  • Personalized Energy Management Plan

 
 
 

Eligibility – Any individual, homeowner, or renter whose income meets the following guidelines may apply for the Home Weatherization Program.

 Family Size 
Income is at or below 
1
$24,120
2
$32,480
3
$40,840
4
$49,200
5
$57,560
6
$65,920
7
$74,280
8
$82,640

The Federal Government requires that preference is given to people who are 60 years and older, and those with disabilities. There is a waiting list for this service. Your patience is appreciated 

Required Documentation 

  • Proof of family income (current pay stubs, or award letters from social security) 
  • Proof of ownership
  • Completed application
  • Current electric bill
  • Renters - signed landlord program rental agrement  

 

 

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) 

A variety of services to help assist with home heating in the winter, or home cooling in the summer. Applicants must meet income guidelines. Services include: 

  • a one-time per year assistance to help pay for home heating
  • financial assistance, one time per year, to households threatened w/home heating disconnection, or have had heating disconnected, or need to establish new service or pay to transfer service, or for emergency bulk fuel delivery when supply is down to 10 days, or less than 25% of tank 
  • assistance to offset high electricity costs associated with summer cooling, or assistance with purchase of an air conditioner 
  • extended payment arrangements with some gas and electric companies to accept payments based on a percentage of household income

 

Who is eligible for PIPP? 

Ohioans with a household income at or below 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines and have utility service from an electric or natural gas company regulated by the Public Utility Commission of Ohio are eligible for the program.

 A household applying for PIPP 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.

 

For 2019-2020, the income levels are:

Size of Household

Total Household Income 12 Months

1

up to $ 19,140

2

up to $ 25,860

3

up to $ 32,580

4

up to $ 39,300

5

up to $ 46,020

6

up to $ 52,740

7

up to $ 59,460

8

up to $ 66,180

For households with more than 8 members, add $6,720 for each additional member.

 

Who is Eligible for the Winter Crisis Program?

Ohioans with a household income at or below 175 percent of the federal poverty guidelines that are facing disconnection, have been disconnected or have less than a 25 percent supply of bulk fuel in their tank are eligible for the program.

Size of Household

Total Household Income 12 Months

1

up to $22,330

2

up to $30,170

3

up to $38,010

4

up to $45,850

5

up to $53,690

6

up to $61,530

7

up to $69,370

8

up to $77,210

For households with more than eight (8) members, add $7,840 for each additional member.

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.

 

 

Please call to make an appointment, and to learn what documentation you must bring.
Walk-ins are accepted, but waiting time can vary from brief to lengthy. 

 

 

To apply online you can visit  

www.energyhelp.ohio.gov 

 

 




Weatherization
800-233-7891 Ext. 139, 140
937-695-0316 Ext. 139, 140
jcollins@abcap.net tgatts@abcap.net

19211 State Route 136
PO Box 188
Winchester, OH 45697

Ohio Development Services Agency – online contact for Weatherization and PIPP 
















HEAP
Adams County
937-695-7891
Ext. 135, 136, 152

800-233-7891
Ext. 135, 136, 152

19211 Main St.
Winchester, OH 45697

Hours 7:30am – 4:00pm
Walk-ins 7:30am – 10:00am



Brown County
937-378-6041
Ext. 253, 254, 305

800-553-7393
Ext. 253, 254, 305

Fax 937-378-2098

406 W. Plum St.
Georgetown, OH 45121

Hours 8:00am – 4:30pm
Walk-ins 8:00am – 10:30am