Programs are being held virtually or in person with social distancing measures put in place.

Our Programs

About SELF

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.

Our 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.



Class Schedule 2018

28 August 2018
August 28 / 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Faith Community United Methodist Church, West Chester OH
6 September 2018
September 6 / Time: TBD
TBD, Oxford OH
12 September 2018
September 12 / 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SELF Office, Hamilton OH
20 September 2018
September 20 / 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
SELF Office, Hamilton OH
11 September 2018
September 11 / 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sonny Hill Community Center, Middletown OH
1 October 2018
October 1 / 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
SELF Office, Hamilton OH

We Need Your Support to Rebuild, Repair and Restore.

SELF’s Neighbors Who Care: Home Repair program helps low-income Butler County homeowners with free home repairs and mobility modifications.

Every year, SELF helps around 100 senior citizens, people with disabilities, and families with young children, who are physically and financially unable to do the work themselves.


Latest News

25 Jun

2020 Summer Crisis Energy Assistance

SELF’s Home Energy Assistance (HEAP) and Summer Crisis programs begin July 1 and run through September 30, 2020. The Ohio Development Services Agency has…

18 May

COVID-19 Community Needs Survey

SELF is here to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Let us know what you feel is most important to the community. This short, 6-question…

09 Apr

SELF and the COVID-19 Crisis

Although SELF’s offices are closed to the public until further notice, the organization is still working to serve Butler County residents in need at…

09 Apr

Protect Yourself – Coronavirus Scams

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is reporting an increase in scams surrounding the Coronavirus. Be extra cautious when receiving calls from unknown numbers! Here…

16 Mar

Emergency Utility Assistance Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

3/17/2020 UPDATE: SELF will no longer assist clients via face-to-face appointment. Additionally, we have cancelled walk-in Wednesdays until further notice. Anyone seeking utility assistance…

02 Aug

SELF’s 2017 Annual Report

At last, SELF’s 2017 annual report is complete! We would like to thank everyone who supported our organization in this year to help make…

10 Oct

Enrolling now: 2016 Program Schedules

Program Schedules   Build-Up Academy Mondays- Thursdays from 6pm-9pm at SELF’s Hamilton Office         -January 4 -March 4, 2016    …

09 Oct

Adopt-a-Family – Seeking 2016 Sponsors

Thanks to the many individuals, families, businesses, church groups and civic organizations that helped make the holidays brighter for SELF clients who are working…

14 Jul

Save the Date! April 15, 2016

20th Annual Awards Dinner Fundraiser and Silent Auction On Friday, April 15, 2016, SELF will host its 20th Annual Awards Dinner Fundraiser and Silent…

14 Jul

Winter Utility Help!

SELF’s Winter Crisis Program provides emergency utility assistance to vulnerable low-income individuals and families who need help staying warm in the winter.  Help is available…