Summit County Cares will begin accepting applications again on September 8th at 8am. Households that have already received assistance through the program are eligible to apply for additional months of assistance if needed at this time. If your household has previously submitted an application to Summit County Cares in 2021, and the application is still in process, please do not resubmit another application. You may email summitcountycares@uwsummit.org or call 2-1-1 if you are unsure of the status of your application.

 

The application process will take 10-15 minutes. Summit County residents may apply for help for rent and/or utilities (for renters only). Funding for mortgages or utilities for homeowners is no longer available through this program.

 

Online applicants should have a valid email address. This information is important and will be used to communicate during the entire process. Free e-mail accounts can be obtained at www.gmail.com or www.yahoo.com.

 

If you do not have an email address and cannot obtain one, we encourage you to call 2-1-1 to complete the application. If you need interpretation services, call Asian Services in Action at 216.374.9550.

 

It is important that you have the following information gathered and ready PRIOR to starting the application online or calling 2-1-1 to apply. You cannot partially save an application and return to the form to finish the process. You will have to start at the beginning.

 

1. Information for applicant

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Social Security number
  • Address
  • Current phone number
  • Valid email address

 

2. Information for ALL additional household members

  • Full name
  • Date of birth
  • Social Security number

 

3. Gross income sources and amounts for ALL household members

 

4. Monthly rent amount

 

5. Landlord information:

  • Contact person name
  • Company name
  • Address
  • Current phone number
  • Valid email address

 

6. Utility information

  • Utility company name (s)
  • Account number(s)
  • Person’s name listed on the bill(s)

 

 

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