The Ohio Benefit Bank (OBB) is a free online program of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks that streamlines the process of applying for more than 20 public benefits and tax credits. Applications OBB can help people apply for include:
- Food Assistance (SNAP)
- Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
- Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit
- Tax Assistance
- Health Coverage
- Child Care Subsidies
- USDA Child Nutrition Programs
- Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
- Medicare Rx Extra Help
- Medicare Savings Program
- Ohio Works First
- Senior Community Service Employment Program
- Veterans Education Benefits
- And more...
In just over seven years, the OBB has provided access to over $1 billion for low- and moderate-income Ohioans, assisted more than 480,000 clients and trained 6,021 counselors.
Help Your Clients Apply
You can help your clients apply for these programs by becoming an Ohio Benefit Bank Site. Your agency volunteers or staff would simply need to attend an online training, and they will then be able to help clients access these resources. To learn more about The Benefit Bank, contact the Community Engagement Team at email@example.com.
Locate an Agency
Locate an agency where your clients can sit down with a counselor to apply at getfoodhelp.org.