JFS suspends housing, utility assistance program

The Wood County Department of Job and Family Services has stopped accepting requests for assistance
through the COVID-19 Housing and Utility Assistance program at this time, it was announced Wednesday.

If additional funds become available and the ability to accept new requests resumes, notification will be
sent out to the community.
Assistance is still being provided on a first come/first serve basis for those whose requests were
received prior to Thursday.
Assistance with current requests will continue until funds are exhausted or by order of the agency
director. Those in need of rental assistance and facing eviction or those with a utility disconnection
notice may still contact the agency at 419-373-6987.