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Utility Bill Assistance

If you are facing a utility shut-off or are low on fuel supplies, GLCAP can help. We can help provide assistance with utility payments, including help during the winter months through the Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (EHEAP), and help during the summer through the Summer Crisis program.

Summer Crisis Program

The GLCAP Summer Crisis Program begins July 1 and continues through September 30, 2020 to provide residents with electric bill payments, as well as fans or air conditioner units to keep cool this summer. Eligible low-income households must have an older household member (60 years or older), or must provide physician documentation that cooling assistance is needed for a household member’s health. In some cases, the program can assist with central air conditioning unit repairs.

Due to high call volumes for summer cooling assistance, callers may experience 10-15 minute hold times.

Avoid the wait and schedule through our online system! Click here to start scheduling your appointment.

Eligibility Guidelines

You will need to provide:

  • A list of all household members, including Social Security numbers and birth dates
  • Proof of citizenship for each household member
  • Proof of income for each adult household member for the previous 30 days or 12 months
  • Copies of your recent utility bills
  • Disability verification (if applicable).

You must also be at or below the income levels below, depending on household size.

Household size 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Gross annual income of all household members $21,857.50 $29,592.50 $37,327.50 $45,062.50 $52,797.50 $60,532.50 $68,267.50 $76,002.50


To schedule an in-person appointment at one of the following GLCAP locations nearest you,
call 1-800-775-9767 or 567-432-5046, or click here.



127 S. Front St.
Fremont, OH 43420



GLCAP Fostoria Family
Development Center
801 Kirk St.
Fostoria, OH 44830


GLCAP Port Clinton Family
Development Center
1854 E. Perry St.
Port Clinton, OH 43452



GLCAP Jordan Family
Development Center

812 N. College Dr.
Bowling Green, OH 43402

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