Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Upcoming Health Fairs in Clark and Champaign Counties

There are two big health fairs open to the public coming up.  There will be free screenings at both as well as lots of information.  You won't want to miss these FREE events.

Wednesday, September 10th from 1:00-5:00 pm at CRSI, 1471 St. Rt. 36 Urbana.
CRSI Health Fair: This event is offered by CRSI
This year’s features include: A GRAND PRIZE: Register to win $500 Visa Gift Card and other prizes
  • Tons of information ranging from Acupuncture to Urology
  • Free screenings and evaluations
  • Samples and prizes from vendors
  • Free therapeutic massages and other primps such as skin and nails
  • Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines and Men’s PSA Lab Tests (fees charged)
  • Strive@CRSI will be selling Iced CrewCup Coffeeworks™ and Basil Ice Cream
  • 7 Point Auto Check
Tuesday, September 30th from 4:00-6:30 pm at the Hollenbeck Bayley Conference Center
Healthy Families '14: This event is offered by the Community Health Foundation and its Sponsors
The Man Cave will provide information and demonstrations for men and those who care about them.Kids’ Clubhouse will have activities for young people and resources for their caregivers.Senior Moments will be a section to discover opportunities for the over-55 generation.Just For Women will feature resources to help women take care of themselves and their families.(Take A) Break Room will help you relax, unwind and explore holistic and alternative health options.

Food Pantry Resources

We have updated our Food Pantry List for 2014, make sure you are using an accurate list as things change rapidly :)

Click Here for Clark County Food Pantries

Click Here for Champaign County Food Pantries

Click Here for Madison County Food Pantries

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Community Action Partnership -HEAP moves in Champaign County

Community Action Partnership has moved to 40 Monument Square, Suite 200, Urbana, OH 43078. 

They have a new phone number as well- (937)772-9164.  They serve as the local HEAP office.  Summer Crisis Program is going on now!!! Air Conditioners! Electric Assistance!
They also offer the following programs:
Family Development Program- Case management- advocacy and support
Work Related Assistance Programs- gas cards, tools, uniforms and other items needed to sustain a job
Utility Assistance- HEAP, PIPP Plus
Energy Efficiency- HWAP and Appliance Replacement

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Emergency Assistance Available

Clark County Emergency Assistance
Salvation Army (322-3434) can help with electric (Ohio Edison only) taking phone calls Mondays at 9:00 am.
St. Vincent De Paul (322-0838) can help with rent, utilities, and other various emergency financial assistance. Taking phone calls Tuesday or Friday at 10:00 am.
HEAP (325-8366) summer crisis program now available, assistance with utilities or air conditioners for those that are 60 + or have a medical condition or unregulated utilities with a disconnect notice
PRC through DJFS (327-1700) can help with various emergency financial assistance, you must have an income and children to qualify.
Champaign County Emergency Assistance
Salvation Army (484-4244) currently helping with prescriptions and utilities
Catholic Charities (652-2125) can help with limited emergency assistance, taking phone calls the first Wednesday of the month only
Community Action (772-9164)  summer crisis program now available, assistance with utilities or air conditioners for those that are 60 + or have a medical condition or unregulated utilities with a disconnect notice
PRC through DJFS (484-1500) can help with various emergency financial assistance, you must be working and have children to qualify.
Madison County Emergency Assistance
Community Action (740-852-3511) summer crisis program now available, assistance with utilities or air conditioners for those that are 60 + or have a medical condition or unregulated utilities with a disconnect notice


Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Local Mortgage Assistance for Clark, Champaign & Madison Counties

Neighborhood Housing Partnership- Programs serving Clark and Champaign County include foreclosure counseling and mortgage payment assistance. (937)322-4623
Consumer Credit Counseling- Serves Clark, Champaign & Madison Counties, Offers money management workshops, bankruptcy counseling and education, financial/credit counseling, mortgage foreclosure, budgeting classes, homeowner education and counseling, and debt management. Also offers predatory lending information and a mortgage default counseling service. (937)325-2898 or (800)377-2432
Empowering & Strengthening Ohio’s People (ESOP)- Serves Champaign County, ESOP offers FREE foreclosure prevention counseling services and works directly with lenders on homeowner’s behalf to negotiate affordable loan modifications.  (937) 565-4368
Homeport- Serves Madison County, offers an array of services including foreclosure prevention, credit and budget counseling, homebuyer education and home repair & maintenance workshops. (614)221-8889
Save the Dream Ohio- Serves Clark, Champaign & Madison Counties.  Ohio's foreclosure prevention effort aimed at helping Ohioans take action to save their dream of home ownership. (888)404-4674

Friday, March 22, 2013

Lead Safe Program

The Lead Safe Program through The City of Springfield is now serving all of Clark County.  The program provides up to $8000 per unit to assist with lead hazard control costs through a no interest, no monthly payment, deferred loan.  After 3 years, 50% of the loan can be forgiven.
Property Eligibility:
  • Must not be palacarded by the Health District, scheduled for demolition, or in foreclosure
  • Must be in habitable, safe, sanitary condition
Owner Eligibility
  • Must have a child under age of 6 in residence
  • Owner must be the deed holder
  • Must be current on mortgae payments
Occupant Eligibility
  • Must be income eligible household
    • 2 person below $34,600
    • 3 person below $38,900
    • 4 person below $43,200
    • 5 person below $46,700
    • add $3450 per each additional person
Call 328-3930 for more information or to get started removing lead from your home!

Monday, December 31, 2012

If you are a Service Provider, 2-1-1 Wants to hear from YOU!!!

For Service Providers only please!
Please take a few minutes to complete a quick survey on our services.  This evaluation will help us know our strengths and weaknesses so that we can provide better for our community. Thanks for your participation!! Click here to take survey

Tuesday, September 2, 2008


Hi, Welcome to United Way of Clark, Champaign & Madison Counties, Information and Referral blog. We are going to have updated food pantry lists and emergency assistance information. If there is any additional information you would like us to add to our blog, let us know and we will be more than happy to accomodate. Thanks for your continued support. Stop by often!!