Monetary Assistance

The following resources are recommendations for individuals and families who need assistance during this time.

Auglaize County Job & Family Services:
There are currently grant funds available up to $500 for qualified applicants for rent and utility payments.
  1. Must complete a PRC application
  2. Must have a minor child in the home (or be pregnant)
  3. Must be below 200% poverty level income
  4. Must provide a bill for the household
Call with questions or to request an application.

West Ohio Community Action Partnership:
Is still providing services including rent and utility assistance for those who qualify.

Filing for Unemployment: If you or your spouse's employment has been affected by COVID-19 you could be eligible for unemployment. Use this handy guide to see how. If you need additional information about how unemployment has changed for COVID-19 you can read some frequently asked questions here .
**Use mass layoff number 2000180

Don't forget that you need to file a claim weekly. Please do so on your designated day of the week to assist with claim expediency.
  • A through H: Sunday
  • I through P: Monday
  • Q through Z: Tuesday
  • All - Wednesday through Saturday.

Small Business Assistance: If you're a small business or sole proprietorship you can find information about services provided through the SBA office here . Loans and grants are being provided, included Paycheck Protection for employees.

To check out a more detailed list of services provided by the State during this time please see: