Supports to Encourage Low-income Families
Supports to Encourage Low-Income Families (SELF) helps hard-working individuals find a path to live their dreams and better support their families in the future.
SELF’s Mission: to enhance the quality of life for Butler County residents by impacting the causes of poverty and empowering individuals to achieve, sustain and advocate self-sufficiency.
What does that mean? We offer self-sufficiency programs that help people learn new skills, find a job, budget and save more money or even start a small business. We also help with utility assistance, home repairs and mobility modifications, and weatherization for low-income people in Butler County, Ohio.
Winter Crisis Program Utility Assistance Available to Butler County Residents
SELF’s Winter Crisis Program provides emergency utility assistance to vulnerable low-income individuals and families in Butler County who need help staying warm in the winter. This federally funded program can help eligible Ohioans who are at or below 175% of the federal poverty level. Households meeting the income guidelines must also be facing disconnection, have been disconnected or have less than a 10-day supply of bulk fuel in their tank are eligible for the program. Everyone filing for HEAP must bring in ALL documents listed here: 2015-2016 Winter HEAP Application Requirements. Appointments are strongly encouraged and can be made now by calling 513-868-9300 or 888-432-7022.
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