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Community Action Continues Winter Crisis Program to Help with Utilities

Program will run through March 31, 2021. Call 1-740-868-1908 for an appointment MEDIA RELEASE – The Winter Crisis Program (WCP) at Hocking Athens Perry Community Action will continue through March 31, 2021..  This program is designed to help families/households who are facing an emergency situation to maintain and/or restore electric/gas service and/or provide a bulk …

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Bus Passes

EFFECTIVE Monday 12/14/20   Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 related cases, and in an effort to reduce potential exposure to the public and employees, the City of Athens will be suspending the sale of bus passes for Athens Public Transit at Athens City Hall until further notice. In order to ride you may …

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CCMEP Success Story: Kristen

When Kristen was 18 years old, she dropped out of high school because she was caring for her newborn child. Five years later, at the age of 23, Kristen was a mother of two and homeless. In July 2019, Kristen enrolled in the Comprehensive Case Management and Employment Program (CCMEP) in Perry County with several …

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Athens Public Transit Mask Update & Reasonable Accomodation

PUBLIC NOTICE: Per Ohio Department of Health’s Director’s Order for Facial Coverings, masks are required when “waiting for, riding, driving, or operating public transportation”. All drivers and riders are required to wear a mask when on the bus or at the transit facility except for: Individuals under ten years of age Those with a medical …

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Athens Public Transit Service Changes

NEWS RELEASE – Starting Saturday, November 21st Athens Public Transit will implement the following service changes: Line 7a (Albany to/from Athens) and Line 7n (Nelsonville to/from Athens) will run once every two hours rather than once per hour. Reduced Saturday service:Line 2–9:30 am-5:30 pmLine 3–8:45 am-5:00pmLine 4–8:45 am-4:45pmLine 5–9:15am–5:30pmLine 6–9:02am–5:00pmLine 7–8:45am–4:45pm If you or a …

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Secret Santa for Super Seniors

Southeast Ohio Foodbank delivers meals and gifts during holidays MEDIA RELEASE – The Southeast Ohio Regional Kitchen is now accepting donations for its annual Secret Santa for Super Seniors initiative. The Regional Kitchen, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, brings company and community to its Meals on Wheels clients throughout the year. This …

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