Other Agencies for Financial Assistance
The following organizations may offer financial assistance for utilities – we encourage customers to contact them to see if you qualify:
League - Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA):
Franklin County - Prevention Retention and Contingency (PRC):
Ohio Development Services Agency - Summer Crisis Program (electricity only):
is for the Ohio Development Services Agency)
Financial Navigator's Tool Kit for
water/sewer/power bills as well as general financial resource for Columbus residents.
Gas of Ohio – Income-Eligible Assistance Programs
AEP OH – Neighbor
to Neighbor Program
Presbyterian Church – COMPASS
Financial Navigator Program
Worldwide, families are coping with the health,
economic, and social ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic. Locally, the City of Columbus has launched a new Financial Navigator initiative to provide financial guidance and strategic planning to residents strained by the current fiscal climate. Through this free public service, Columbus residents can connect remotely with a trained Financial Navigator for one-on-one guidance on managing their financial issues.
To speak to a Navigator:
Request an Appointment Online or call 211.