Summer Crisis - HAPCAP

Summer Crisis

Summer Crisis Program

The Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program provides eligible Ohioans assistance paying an electric bill or assistance paying for central air conditioning repairs. The program runs from July 1 until September 30, 2021. Appointments will be conducted via phone due to COVID-19. Instructions on how to submit materials will be given during phone appointments.


The Summer Crisis Program assists households meeting one or more of the following criteria:

  • an older household member (60 years or older);
  • physician documentation proving cooling assistance is needed for a household member's health;
  • a member who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 by a medical professional;
  • a disconnect notice, have been shut off;
  • trying to establish new service on their electric bill.
  • a default on their Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP)

How to Apply for SCP

To apply for the program, clients are required to schedule an appointment with HAPCAP. Appointments can be scheduled by calling (740) 868-1908 beginning June 24.

You Must Provide:

  • Copies of your most recent energy bills;
  • A list of all household members and proof of income for the last 30 days or 12 months for each member;
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship or legal residency for all household members;
  • Proof of disability (if applicable);
  • Physician documentation that cooling assistance is needed for a household member’s health (if there isn’t a household member over the age of 60).

HAPCAP Service Centers

Athens County Service Center
HAPCAP Main Office
3 Cardaras Drive
P.O. Box 220
Glouster, Ohio 45732

Hocking County Service Center
Regional Food Center
1005 C.I.C. Drive
Logan, Ohio 43138

Perry County Service Center
399 Lincoln Park
Drive, Suite B
New Lexington, Ohio 43764

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