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Home Rehabilitation & Needs

Help for home repairs, insulation and energy upgrades, and water well safety and improvement, as well as homebuyer and foreclosure counseling assistance.



COVID Relief

Have you lost wages or suffered other financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic? You may be eligible for assistance through GLCAP's COVID Relief program.

Emergency Housing Assistance

The new GLCAP Emergency Housing Assistance program offers help for households that have had difficulty making mortgage or rent payments due to COVID-19.

Insulation & Weatherization

Learn what improvements the GLCAP Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) can provide you.

Home Rehabilitation

The GLCAP Home Repair and Home Rehabilitation programs provides home repairs assistance for a variety of needs if you own a home.

Private Well Assistance

GLCAP can assist you if you own a home in a rural area and use well water supplies. We can help assess the quality of your water well and provide low-interest..

Homebuyer Counseling

GLCAP Housing Counseling can assist and educate potential homebuyers with credit problems, budgeting and savings, and other needs.

Contractors Wanted

The GLCAP Home Repair and Home Rehabilitation programs hire contractors for residential work throughout northwest Ohio.

GLCAP provides $1.3 million in COVID Relief in 2020; has additional funds for 2021

Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP) completed 2020 by helping 987 northwest Ohio households with COVID-19-related financial assistance. In late October, GLCAP received $1.3 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act stimulus funding to provide mortgage, rent, water and utility, and food assistance to Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca, and Wood County residents who were financially impacted by COVID-19. Funding was provided to GLCAP in late October. Staff moved rapidly, reaching out to households in need and helping people through the application process before the end-of-the-year application deadline.


Crawford County awarded home repair grants to help residents

Help is now available for Crawford County residents who need financial assistance with home repairs. The county, in partnership with the City of Bucyrus and the City of Galion, has received a two-year, $1 million grant from the Ohio Development Services Agency, Office of Community Development for the Community Housing Impact & Preservation (CHIP) program, which provides home repairs for low to moderate-income households.


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