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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.


If you have been financially affected by COVID-19 and are in need of assistance, Great Lakes Community Action Partnership may be able to help. GLCAP can provide assistance for those who need help with mortgage or rent payments, electric or gas utility expenses, water and sewer utility expenses and other needs. Assistance is available to residents of the following counties:

  • Ottawa
  • Sandusky
  • Seneca
  • Wood

Please note that the availability of assistance depends on the county of residence. Contact GLCAP for more information.


Residents may be eligible for assistance if they have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19. Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Missed work due to business shutdowns
  • Reduced work hours
  • Added childcare expenses due to school closings
  • Additional hardships caused by COVID-19 illness in the household
  • Lost wages due to quarantine 


Applicants will be asked to provide proof of 30 days of household income.

More than 2,400 households helped through COVID Relief services

Since funding became available in October 2020, thousands of households in northwest Ohio have been helped by the COVID Relief assistance through Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP).

COVID Relief

Housing assistance helps people in crisis due to COVID

As the rippling effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue, Great Lakes Community Action Partnership (GLCAP) is still providing rental assistance that helps northwest Ohio residents keep their homes.

COVID Relief