September 30 Deadline for COVID-19 Emergency Assistance Applications is Approaching

Utility lines with the Cleveland skyline in the backgroundIf you are a low to moderate income family who has been impacted by the pandemic and you are in need of assistance with:

  • Rent or utility assistance
  • Additional food
  • Essential supplies such as cleaning or hygiene products,
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
You still have time to apply. But time is running out!

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How do I apply?

Submit a Prevention, Retention, and Contingency (PRC) program application to Cuyahoga Job and Family Services (CJFS) at

Who is eligible?

Cuyahoga County families that include a minor child, a pregnant individual, or a non-custodial parent of a minor child receiving Ohio Works First (OWF), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and/or Medicaid whose income is at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty limit.

Additional eligibility criteria apply.

For questions, call the PRC Information Line at (216) 987-7392 and allow 48 hours for calls to be returned.