Accessing Energy Assistance in Unprecedented Times



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Kimberly Hightower discussed where people who are not eligibie can go for assistance on energy bills.
Kimberly provided information about the Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Progam, including eligibilty requirements.
Ray Foeller discussed programs or incentives that are avaiable for residents who want to ensure they are saving energy.


AARP Ohio hosted this Access Live event to discuss availability of home utility assistance for Ohio residents. The event featured Kimberly Hightower, Director of Emergency Assistance IMPACT Community Action, and Ray Foeller, Senior Outreach and Education Program Specialist with the Office of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel, who discussed ways for reducing heating and cooling costs in the coming months. Topics of discussion included seasonal crisis assistance programs, water assistance, income thresholds, and benefits of paying bills on time.