West Ohio CAP Appointment Tips

When to call for an appointment?

  • If it is Winter Crisis and you have a disconnect notice. (West Ohio CAP will start taking winter crisis appointments on October 17, 2016)
  • If it is Summer Crisis and you are 60 years of age or someone in the home has a chronic illness documented by a health care provider.
  • If you want to enroll in PIPP Plus.
  • If it time for your annual PIPP Plus re-verification.
  • If your income changed you will need to re-verify your income.

What if the lines are busy?

  • During Winter Crisis, November 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017 the telephone lines are very busy and the customer may need to try several times. Please be patient.
  • An appointment will give the customer a hold on their account until they can get in to be assessed.

Where to call for an appointment?

  • To schedule an appointment call toll free 1-855-286-7559, have a pen and paper ready to write down any information given.
  • Appointments will only be made through the IVR (Interactive Voice Response) telephone system only.

Where to come for an appointment?

About Us

West Ohio CAP was founded as a non-profit private organization in 1993 to serve our community in meeting the needs of both young and old low-income families in Allen County, Ohio. After nearly three years of effort by the United Way of Greater Lima, the Black Ministerial Alliance, the City of Lima’s Mayor, and the Allen County Commissioners, WEST OHIO CAP was designated on February 1, 1994 as the Community Action Agency for Allen County.

Now Hiring

Outreach and Training Coordinator
The Outreach and Training coordinator will be responsible for establishing employer and community relationships by doing the following:
Lead employer and community partner engagement initiatives,
Conduct employer round tables,
Coordinate with secondary and post-secondary education and training providers to build curriculum to address employer workforce needs,
Attend local and regional workforce and economic development meetings,
Work with local and regional workforce development agencies representing agency employment and training services,
Coordinate department outreach efforts including social media,
This position will also supervise the Outreach and Coordinator specialist

Education: Bachelor Degree in Social Services or Human Services and or related expeierence

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Social Media

Did you know that West Ohio CAP is also active on Social Media? All of our updates are posted to Facebook, Twitter and Google+ and we have our own YouTube Channel!
We also frequently share items of community interest posted by our Facebook Friends!


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Community Survey

West Ohio CAP would like your input about the things that are important to our community. West Ohio CAP has developed an online survey to ask the community for input about the types of services that are needed to support low and moderate income families as they work to achieve economic security.

Please take a few minutes to visit our website and completed the survey.

Your input is key to our success!

Click HERE To Take Survey

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