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Findlay Market Has FREE Delivery and $25 in Free Produce for SNAP EBT Recipients.

If you have SNAP EBT benefits you can use the Findlay Market shopping app to obtain free delivery and no service fees on your orders. The Findlay Market shopping app is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play.  During checkout, the delivery and service fees will be visible in

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Shared by United Resource Connection May 23, 2024

Representative Payee Programs

A representative payee program is a program that helps individuals who are unable to manage their Social Security, Supplemental Security Income, Veterans’ or other financial benefits. A representative payee is appointed to manage the benefits on behalf of the beneficiary. The program is designed for individuals who are unable to

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Shared by United Resource Connection April 17, 2024

Prescription Discount Programs

Nearly 3 in 10 American adults who take prescription drugs say that they have skipped doses, cut pills in half, or not filled prescriptions due to cost. Prescription cost may be a very difficult expense for those that don’t have insurance, and those who don’t have sufficient insurance. There are

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Shared by United Resource Connection April 10, 2024

Healing Center provides food, clothing, personal care, and health services.

The Healing Center, located in Springdale at 11345 Century Circle, provides a number of services to struggling individuals and families. The services are freely available on a walk-in basis regardless of the county, city or state of one’s residence. Services include a food pantry and clothing closet, as well as

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Shared by United Resource Connection April 9, 2024

Hamilton County’s 5 1 3 Relief Bus Services

Hamilton County has a bus that visits local neighborhoods to provide health screenings, mobile healthcare, and enrollment assistance for a wide variety of social services and economic relief programs. The bus is called the “5 1 3 Relief Bus”. The 5 1 3 Relief bus schedules visits with municipalities throughout

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Shared by United Resource Connection April 5, 2024

Free Tax Prep Sites Operated by United Way

The United Way of Greater Cincinnati operates free income tax preparation and filing services to help individuals and families get all the tax credits deserved. With the annual tax deadline approaching in April, connecting with this service can be of great value. Many hardworking people qualify for tax credits, including

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 29, 2024

The ReStore, for Used Furniture, Appliances, and more.

The Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a home improvement store selling low cost gently used furniture, lighting fixtures, doors, windows, appliances, building materials and more. Low cost appliances like refrigerators and stoves, and furniture like kitchen tables, chairs, couches, beds and dressers, are very helpful when you are on a

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 21, 2024

Apply Online for Job & Family Services

The Hamilton County Department of Job & Family Services has an online portal that allows individuals and families to apply for services completely online. The portal allows applicants to sign electronically when submitting their application for services. The Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services offers a number of

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 20, 2024

Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Costs

There’s a Medicare “Extra Help” program provided by the Social Security Administration which helps with prescription drug costs. The program helps low income individuals pay their Medicare prescription (Part D) drug coverage, like premiums, deductibles, coinsurance, and other costs. Everyone who qualifies for the Extra Help program will pay: $0

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Shared by United Resource Connection March 7, 2024

FREE Assistance with Medicaid & SNAP Enrollment

HealthSource of Ohio provides FREE over-the-phone insurance application help. Assistance includes help with applications for Medicaid, Emergency Medicaid, Medicaid renewals, and SNAP food benefit applications and renewals. This assistance is provide to anyone who is an Ohio resident and U.S. citizen. People who receive this assistance are not required to be,

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 20, 2024

Senior Home Repair and Utility Assistance through the Council on Aging

A Utility and Home Repair Assistance Program has been developed by the Hamilton County Commissioners to provide eligible older adults with assistance paying their Duke Energy or Greater Cincinnati Water Works utility bills, as well as assistance with home repairs or modifications that enable them to age in place. Home

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Shared by United Resource Connection February 16, 2024

Resources on Social Security Gov Website

The Social Security Administration website provides direct access to do things like: Check eligibility for benefits, Plan for retirement, Apply for benefits, Sign up for Medicare, Appeal a decision, and/or Check application or appeal status. They offer four portals on their website to accomplish these tasks: there’s a “Documents” portal,

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Shared by United Resource Connection January 26, 2024

Free Print and Fax Services at Hamilton County Public Libraries

The Library offers free printing services at all of the Hamilton County locations.  You may print 20 pages per day for free.  Additional pages can be printed at a cost of $0.15 per page in black and white and $0.25 per page in color. You do not need a library card to use

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Shared by United Resource Connection January 26, 2024