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Mark Edgar - Director

Hocking County EMA


(740) 385-6168

AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program

The AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program lends a hand to those who are experiencing financial hardships and need help to get back on their feet. Administered by Dollar Energy fund, the program provides eligible customers with a utility assistance grant applied directly to their AEP Ohio bill. This grant helps limited-income customers maintain or restore their basic electric service. Program guidelines and eligibility requirements are subject to change.

Program Dates:

Heating Program

Open from October 19, 2021, through April 30, 2022,
for services that are off or in threat of termination.

Cooling Program

Open from July 1, 2022, through September 30, 2022,
for services that are off or in threat of termination.

Special Storm Assistance Program

Open from June 20, 2022, through July 29, 2022. Current and past due balance requirements are 
eligible and behind on payment terms are waived.

Grants are dispersed on a first come, first serve basis to eligible applicants while funding is 

Balance Requirement: 

Applicants must have an outstanding balance on their AEP Ohio bill of at least $50. Applicant must 
be behind on bill payment 30 days or more.

Maximum Grant: 

The maximum grant amount an applicant may receive is
$500. Applicants can only receive two grants per program year (10/1/2021 – 9/30/2022) during either the heating or cooling program periods.

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