Required Documentation:
-Income for primary customer and all household members 18 years of age or older for the last 3 months/90 days
-Social Security Card for primary customer and all household members
-Picture ID
-Birth Certificate
-Proof of medical condition (documentation signed by a licensed physician or registered nurse practitioner)
-Most recent electric and gas bills 

Type of Benefits:
-Electric Utility Assistance  (PIPP customers are not eligible)
-Air Conditioning Unit (if not received in the last 3 years)
-Total Benefit amount cannot exceed:
-Up to $300 for regulated utility customers (Duke and DP&L)
-Up to $500 for unregulated utility customers (ex. City of Lebanon)

Clients must call (866) 747-1042 to make an appointment. 

Our Lebanon office is located at Warren County Community Services, Inc., 570 North State Route 741, Lebanon, Ohio 45036.

Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday for appointments from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; no walk-ins. Walk-ins are on Wednesdays only from 
8:00 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1- 2:30 p.m.(closed for lunch); first come - first serve.  (Doors may close early)

Franklin Area Community Services Inc.

Community Meals

Area churches host free meals through the week. Everyone is welcome! See the January calendar. NOTE: there is no dinner on Jan. 2. 

First, fourth, and fifth Tuesdays: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Franklin First United Methodist Church, 303 S. Main St.

Second and third Tuesdays: 6 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 500 E. Second St.

Every Wednesday: Box lunch at Vineyard Downtown, 11:30 a.m.

Every Thursday, Franklin First United
​Methodist Church, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Every Friday: 5 to 6 p.m., First Church of God, 704 S. River St. 

Every Saturday: 12 to 1:30 p.m., Vineyard Downtown, 108 E. Sixth St.

Every Saturday: 6 p.m., 4Life Worship Center, 439 S. Main St., Franklin. 

Every second Sunday, 5:30 to 7 p.m.. Red Lion United Methodist Church, 3466 N. St. Rt. 741, Franklin.

Do you have other needs?
​Help is available from local and county sources.

Do you need clothes?
--Vineyard Freestore, (937) 746-1435.

-- First Baptist Church of Franklin, 16 W. 2nd St., Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the east side of the church building, directly across from Subway on Second Street.

--Second Time Shop (St. Paul Lutheran Church), (937) 746-3448.

 Do you need a ride? 
--Warren County Transit serves members of our community, regardless of age or income. Call 888-297-0990. 

--Franklin Township Seniors’ bus, (937) 743-8100.

Do you need healthcare?

-- Free medical clinic, Franklin First United Methodist Church on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Info here
--Centerpoint Health (513) 318-1188
--Warren County Health Department (937) 746-1769
--WIC: (937) 746-9490

Are you looking for information about senior Issues?
--Deardoff Center, (937) 743-8100
--Elderly Services, (513) 261-2271.