HAPCAP Announces Funds for Emergency Housing Assistance

Economic relief expected for some Southeast Ohio residents. Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, on behalf of the Hocking, Athens and Perry County Commissioners will begin accepting applications for Emergency Housing Assistance (EHA) on May 20, 2020.  Assistance can provide up to 3 months of emergency rent or mortgage assistance for households who are: experiencing reduced …

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PIPP Plus & HEAP Appointments

HAPCAP Continues PIPP Plus and Home Energy Assistance Programs The Winter Crisis Program (WCP) ended on May 1st, but families are still facing high energy bills. The PIPP Plus program can assist if you have Columbia Gas and/or American Electric Power (AEP). Hocking Athens Perry Community Action will continue to schedule appointments for the Percentage …

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Pantry Transportation and Delivery

HAPCAP offering free transportation to Hocking & Athens food pantries Athens On Demand Transit and Logan Public Transit are offering free transportation to those needing food assistance in Hocking and Athens Counties. If clients cannot travel to a pantry, delivery services are also available. If you are in Perry County and in need of assistance, …

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Foodbank Continues to Feed Families

Community Action responding to local need in light of COVID-19 To minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19, the Foodbank has developed a limited-contact distribution model.  With the help of the Ohio National Guard and Ohio Military Reserve, the Foodbank is now providing pre-packed food boxes for their network of over 60 pantries in Southeast Ohio. …

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HAPCAP Featured in National Community Action Foundation Series

The video features footage from our video response to COVID-19. In this video, you will see our sanitation measures with our transportation division, our Community Resource Navigators advocating for our clients, our National Guard assisting the Southeast Ohio Foodbank, and our Head Start staff serving our families.

Ohio State Senator Tim Schaffer visits & volunteers at the Southeast Ohio Foodbank

On Thursday, April 16, State Senator Tim Schaffer visited the Southeast Ohio Foodbank & Regional Kitchen. He took a tour of our facility, engaged in conversation with staff, met with Ohio Association of Foodbanks director Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, and packed emergency food boxes with our National Guard Troops. It was a productive day and we are …

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Quilting against COVID-19

Quilts may be as iconic to Glouster as coal mining. In spite of COVID-19, the Glouster Project has not slowed down its work in stitching together support for their community. The women from the Glouster Project are sewing 200 masks for Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP), The masks will be provided to local Meals …

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