Cincinnati assistance programs
Locate some Cincinnati specific organizations below. In addition, find numerous additional programs that provide Hamilton County and Clermont residents with assistance.
The Healing Center
This organization offers a variety of assistance to families in Cincinnati. Tutoring, job coaching, training, financial literacy classes, and long-term mentoring are available. In addition, clothing and food are available to anyone in need who is unemployed. (513) 346-4080.
St. Vincent de Paul
Another charity organization that provides help with rent, utility bills, and other assistance. They also have an in-house pharmacy that will help lower income people in need who have lost their health insurance get affordable medicine and prescription drugs. Dial (513) 562-8841 to learn more, or find additional rent assistance programs.
This group is recognized for its social outreach programs, including job programs, job training, child and elderly care and also for providing emergency housing and helping with a financial emergency. A new foreclosure assistance program was started in Cincinnati within the past year when social workers noted that dozens of people coming in for help had lost jobs and that they were now in danger of losing their homes to foreclosure. Dial 513-762-5600.
The Homelessness Prevention Program
Provides rent help and assistance with mortgage payments to ensure people do not become homeless. While many of the applicants here may not be eligible for Homelessness Prevention, they may be eligible to receive help from the Salvation Army's Emergency Assistance program.
The Covington First Church of the Nazarene
This organization is part of the Angel Food Ministries, which is a network that provides food assistance. They will provide food for one week for a family of four at a low, discounted price in order to help as many people in Ohio as possible with the high cost of foods. Dial (859) 261-4113 to contact the church.
Churches Active in Northside
The Cincinnati based partnership of churches may offer limited financial assistance. Some of the services they provide include Rent Payment Assistance, Food Pantries, and possible funding for paying heating and utility bills.
Housing assistance from agencies and not-for profits
Thousands of families face eviction every year for a variety of issues. So to be pro-active about preventing homelessness across Cincinnati, some agencies, churches, non-profits and programs focus on offering help for rent to the low income. Get an extensive listing of Cincinnati rental assistance programs. Well trained counselors can walk individuals through the application process, and direct them to aid.
Mortgage Help and Foreclosure Counseling
The city of Cincinnati can provide homeowners with information on a mortgage payment plan and direct individuals to non-profits that provide resources to stop or prevent a foreclosure. Several different agencies work closely with the city to run this programs. Learn more on foreclosure prevention in Cincinnati.