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Emergency Services

Family Support

Supportive Services

The Supportive Services program provides assistance to individuals experiencing a temporary hardship.  Receiving assistance is based on meeting program eligibility requirements, and the availability of funds.

WHAT WE OFFER

RENTAL ASSISTANCE (Policy revision date: April 4, 2019)
What you need:

  • Must meet income requirements of 125% of Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPG)
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Valid Driver’s License or State Identification (must be a resident of Hamilton County, Ohio)
  • Social Security Card for all members in the household
  • Notice to Leave the Premises or Court Order Eviction with your name and address
  • Proof of Income for the last 90 days for all household members
    • (If employed, all paycheck stubs for the last 90 days are required)
  • Statement of hardship (written reason for the requested assistance)
  • Sufficient income to pay future rent
  • Housing HAP Contract if applicable
  • Benefit amount per year may vary case by case

WATER BILL ASSISTANCE (Policy revision date: April 4, 2019)
What you need:

  • Must meet income requirements of 125% of Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPG)
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Valid Driver’s License or State Identification (must be a resident of Hamilton County, Ohio)
  • Social Security Card for all members in the household
  • Proof of Income for the last 90 days for all household members
    • (If employed, all paycheck stubs for the last 90 days are required)
  • Current Water Bill showing primary applicant's name and address on the bill
  • Past Due Water Bill Notice or the Disconnection Notice
  • Statement of hardship (written reason for requesting assistance, i.e. receipts of unforeseen occurrences)
  • Sufficient income to pay future water bill
  • Benefit amount per year may vary case by case

 

BIRTH CERTIFICATE & POLICE REPORT ASSISTANCE
What you need:

  • Proof of Income for the last 90 days for all household members
  • (If employed, all paycheck stubs for the last 90 days is required)
  • Valid Driver’s License of State Identification (must be a resident of Hamilton County)
  • Social Security Card for all members in the household
  • You must reside in Hamilton County
  • If you have a Child(ren), you must have documentation from Job and Family Services stating that you are not currently receiving cash benefits
  • Housing HAP Contract, if applicable

APPOINTMENT HOTLINE

To make an appointment, please call 513.569.1840, option 3, from

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday– Friday. 

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