Community Action, Inc.

Since 1965

"Helping People. Changing Lives."

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Mission Statement

Utilizing our vast knowledge of community resources and networking capabilities, Jackson-Vinton Community Action, Inc. provides a wide range of quality services in a fair, equitable and compassionate manner.


Values Statement

By providing quality community services in a compassionate, respectful manner, Jackson-Vinton Community Action, Inc. strives to empower individuals and families to become self-sufficient, thereby enriching the quality of their lives.



JVCA Housing Programs


Foreclosure Mitigation

We offer Foreclosure Mitigation through the Hardest Hit Funds administered by Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) that provides Foreclosure Mitigation assistance to homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure. JVCAI is a state certified Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO).

Link: http://savethedream.ohio.gov


Housing Stabilization Program

The Housing Stabilization Program (HSP) is designed to provide financial assistance and services to prevent individuals and families from becoming homeless (homelessness prevention), or help those who are experiencing homelessness to be quickly re-housed and stabilized (rapid re-housing). Household information and reason for need must be documented.


Energy/ Housing Programs

Home Weatherization Assistance Program

HWAP is a low-income residential energy efficiency program concerned primarily with building insulation and heating system retrofit measures. Services available include: attic, walls and floor insulation; primary air leakage reduction measures; heating system improvements; health and safety inspections and repairs. All measures are provided based on an off-site inspection. Consumer Education is an established part of the program.

Columbia Gas Program

Services both natural gas fired furnaces and water heaters. Targeted Weatherization services are provided to maximize energy efficiency and help the customer reduce fuel consumption.

American Electric Power/Ohio Power Targeted Energy Efficiency Program

This is a Demand-Side Management Program regulated by PUCO to help reduce energy consumption. Persons that heat or cool with electric through AEP/OP are eligible for servcies. TEE Weatherization services are provided to maximize energy efficiency.

Housing Trust Fund Emergency Home Repair

This program provides some emergency repairs that will allow a household to remain in their home. These repairs include heating unit work or replacement, roof repairs or replacement, floor repairs, electrical repairs and handicap accessibility modifications. Income guidelines apply.

Ohio Means YES Development Business Response Line

(800) 848-1300

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Business Response Line

Consumer hotline - call if you have questions or concerns regarding Ohio's Home Weatherization Assistance Program.

ODOD/OCA Business Response Line



JVCA Headlines


* Agency hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

* Call Toll FREE!!! 1-800-686-4339

* 2014 Winter Crisis Program begins November 3. Call (740) 384-6421 Ext. 10 for more info.

*2013 Agency Report Card


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