Prevention, Retention, & Contingency (PRC)


PRC or Prevention Retention Contingency serves as a temporary stop-gap by providing short term assistance to working families who may be experiencing urgent financial crises that could result in an interruption to gainful employment. Based on availability of funds, PRC may be used for employment related transportation, to purchase bus passes, gas vouchers or car repairs, employment related expenses like special tools or work related clothing and foreclosure assistance. Other services available are job readiness assessments and training, mentoring and peer support.

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible for PRC you must be employed, be at least 18 years of age, a United States citizen or qualified alien, and a resident of Summit County. Applicants must show economic need which is 200% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) for all programs except Foreclosure Assistance which is 300% of FPL. For more detailed information refer to the table below.

Income Guidelines

PRC FPG 200%

Family Size 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Maximum Gross Monthly Income 1,980 2,670 3,360 4,050 4,740 5,430 6,122 6,815