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March 31, 2017

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Jane Trinter, M.Ed, RD, LD Lead Case Manager 330-926-5632

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Town Hall Meeting Scheduled for Residents Seeking Home Assistance Programs

SUMMIT COUNTY — Summit County Public Health (SCPH) and County of Summit- Department of Community and Economic Development have scheduled a program at the Springfield Township Town Hall with information about home assistance programs available to county residents.

Information will include the SCPH Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Lead- Based Paint Hazard Control Grant. Residents will learn how to apply for a HUD grant to replace windows, doors, porches, siding, and other parts of pre-1978 houses with lead paint, where children under age 6 years live or spend time. County of Summit will present information about the Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) and the Household Sewage Treatment System Program. These programs help homeowners with issues such as failing septic systems, weatherization of homes, safety inspections, tune-ups of heating units, and minor home repairs.

The Town Hall meeting will be Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at Springfield Township Town Hall located at 2459 Canfield Road, Akron, OH 44312. (Park and enter through the main entrance at the Clock Tower on the south side of the building.)

All Summit County residents are welcome.

For more information, call Jane Trinter with SCPH at 330-926-5632.