WOCAP, Samaritan House, Family Promise get homeless assistance grants


An Allen County flag and a State of Ohio flag are blown by a stiff wind Friday morning near the Veterans Civic Center in downtown Lima. Jay Sowers - The Lima News

An Allen County flag and a State of Ohio flag are blown by a stiff wind Friday morning near the Veterans Civic Center in downtown Lima. Jay Sowers - The Lima News


LIMA — West Ohio Community Action Partnership is one of three Allen County agencies to receive funds from the Ohio Development Services Agency’s Homeless Crisis Response Program.

WOCAP received $430,600 to help fund move homeless individuals from emergency shelters to permanent housing. The other agencies to receive funds were Lima’s Samartian House, which received $306,000 and Family Promise of Lima-Allen County, which received $66,500.

In total, the Ohio Development Services Agency awarded grants to 72 organizations totaling over $25.8 million.

An Allen County flag and a State of Ohio flag are blown by a stiff wind Friday morning near the Veterans Civic Center in downtown Lima. Jay Sowers - The Lima News
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2017/12/web1_AllenCountyFlag-5.jpgAn Allen County flag and a State of Ohio flag are blown by a stiff wind Friday morning near the Veterans Civic Center in downtown Lima. Jay Sowers - The Lima News

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