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Additionally, PG's Student Assistance Program is a confidential third-party support and counseling service provided by Health Advocate that is available 24/7 and complimentary to all active Purdue University Global students and their dependents. Visit PG Campus's Page on the Student Assistance Program.
The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) is Ohio's first Executive-level Medicaid agency. With a network of approximately 130,000 active providers, ODM delivers health care coverage to more than 2.9 million residents of Ohio on a daily basis.
The Office of Community Development provides financial and technical assistance to local governments and nonprofit organizations for project activities that benefit low- and moderate-income citizens and enhance the competitive assets of the state.
The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program administered by the Ohio Department of Development, Office of Community Service (OCS). It is designed to help eligible low-income Ohioans meet the high costs of home heating.
The Ohio's Home Weatherization Assistance Program is a federally funded, low-income residential energy efficiency program. The program reduces low-income households' energy use, thus creating more affordable housing for those in most need. Services include attic, wall and basement insulation; blower door guided air leakage reduction; heating system repairs or replacements; and health and safety testing and inspections.
The Agriculture Surplus Production Alliance (OASPA) develops a statewide link between farmers, growers and food processors who have nutritious, surplus agricultural products, and the Ohio foodbank network, and strengthens the infrastructure of the emergency food providers through capacity building.
Ohio Food Program (OFP) is funded by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services through an annual grant for the purchase and distribution of food products by the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks to eligible households through the Ohio foodbank network.
WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC helps income eligible pregnant and breastfeeding women, women who recently had a baby, infants, and children up to five years of age who are at health risk due to inadequate nutrition.
Families with children that meet a “gross monthly income test” may be eligible. Gross monthly income includes unearned income – for example, Social Security benefits – and earned income – such as payment for work– before taxes. Since July 1, 2016, the gross monthly income limit for a family of three has been $840. This typically increases annually. If a family member works and pays for child care, the cost of child care may be deducted.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Employment and Training (E&T) Program is coordinated with Ohio’s more comprehensive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) work and training program called Ohio Works First (OWF). The purpose of SNAP E&T is to assist individuals participating in the SNAP program to gain skills, training, or work experience that will increase their ability to obtain employment and ultimately become self-sufficient.
Ohio offers many services and supports for veterans and their families. Our 88 local County Veterans Service Offices (CVSOs) stand ready to assist veterans and their families in applying for the benefits they earned with their service in the United States Military.