Neighbor-to-Neighbor (N2N): Is an American Electric Power assistance program made available to residents of Franklin and surrounding counties. N2N is designed to assist AEP customers who are within the FPIG (Federal Poverty Income Guidelines). This program grants up to $500 towards the AEP accounts who have a status of disconnect. All applicants must be income eligible.
Enhanced Ohio Benefit Bank: The Ohio Benefit bank is an internet based, counselor assisted service that connects low-and moderate-income families to tax credits and works supports as a response to the declining economic plight facing thousands of Ohioans. Some of the services that are provided are food stamp assistance, medical benefits, electronic tax filing, child care subsidy, voter registration, RX Assistance, Employment for seniors and school meals. Applications are prepared by trained and certified Ohio Benefit Bank counselors. This program is income based.
Senior Enrichment Program: To assist low-to-moderate income adults in obtaining their GED by participating in one-on-one tutoring in reading, math, science, writing and literature courses. While enhancing their ability to gain self-confidence, improve self-esteem and decrease frustration. Moreover, they participate in problem solving and alternative to inappropriate behaviors while building self-esteem and confidence.
Career Development for Mature Adults:
The Firm Development Group, LLC is a social enterprise, community focused organization, established to provide development opportunities for individuals to obtain and maintain self-sufficiency and overall life balance.
The following programs will be innovatively connected to provide life balance and career development resources and programming specifically for mature adults.
TFDG Life Balance Certification – Certification process that provides, developmental activities for participants, and demonstrates their commitment of actively pursuing life balance.
Transitions Magazine – Quarterly magazine that provides, articles and resources to assist its readers in obtaining and maintaining self-sufficiency and life balance.
Resource Database – Searchable database used to research various community resources.
Community Calendar – Central listing of all local events, specifically those that improve self-sufficiency and life balance.
Community Social Services: We are a referral agency that is a direct connection to community resources.