Winter Heating

Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (EHEAP) 

During the winter heating period as designated by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, the Housing Services Office accepts applications from thousands of eligible Cuyahoga County residents seeking emergency payments for heating gas, electricity for forced air heat, and bulk fuels such as oil, coal, and wood. The application period normally begins on November 1st and ends March 31st.  Program services are provided at CEOGC's HEAP and Housing office located at 1849 Prospect Avenue (directly across the street from the Wolstein Center) in Cleveland.

For information about EHEAP and to make appointments call (216) 518-4014.


Fuel Fund Program

In partnership with the Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, Ohio Edison and Toledo Edison, the CEOGC Fuel Fund program provides up to a $300 maximum annual benefit for home utility bill assistance.  Eligible households must be at or below 200% of the Federal poverty guidelines (a household of three would need to earn less than $39,580 a year) and cannot of utilized the program in the past year.  Eligible households also must have paid their electric bill at least once in the prior three months.

The CEOGC Fuel Fund program provides services to residents in Cuyahoga, Lorain, Lake, Ashtabula and Geauga counties.   Please call the HEAP Appointment hotline at (216-518-4014) to schedule an appointment.