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Perry County Pandemic Relief Grant

Have You Heard About the Perry County Pandemic Relief Grant?

If you or someone you know has been hurt by a layoff, had their hours cut, lost childcare or suffered in other ways due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for the Perry County Pandemic Relief Grant.

Who should apply:

Is your family income today at or below 200% of the federal poverty line?  You should apply
(That’s up to $4,367 in monthly income for a family of four - see the application for other family sizes.)

Have you been laid off, or has your spouse, or have both of you?  You should apply

Have your hours been cut so that your earnings are reduced?  You should apply

Are you trying to stay at work but your childcare closed?  You should apply

Are you struggling to take care of a dependent child or grandchild?  You should apply

How to apply:

• Download and fill in the application form. Don’t worry about signing it, you can type your name on the application if you can’t print it out.
• Then you can…
- Email it to: perry64@jfs.ohio.gov
- regular mail it to: PO Box 311, New Lexington, OH 43764.
- fax it to: 740-342-5649
- Come to the drop box at the rear of the Perry JFS building, at 212 South Main Street in New Lexington to leave the application.
- You can phone in an application as well: 740-342-3551 option 4.

This Perry County Partnership pandemic relief grant will provide $500 a month to families for up to four months, but it is also completely dependent on federal funding. Grants will be awarded to applicants if their monthly income falls below 200% of federal poverty lines and as reviewed by Perry County Job and Family Services.

QUESTIONS?  CALL 740-342-3551, choose option 4.

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