MYCAP's Wellness Program which benefits all full-time employees is on a fundraising mission to continue offering a worksite wellness program. Please consider helping us at https://www.gofundme.com/mycapwellnessprogram. Thank you!

Wellness Program

Energy Assessment 2018.pdf  For a free energy assessment and possible light bulb, freezer and-or refrigerator replacement, please click this link.

Energy Assessments

Press Release Federal Budget Cuts.jpg  Proposed federal budget cuts could eliminate programs for Mahoning County residents. The proposed elimination of funding could be catastrophic to families in need, local businesses that provide products and services to MYCAP, etc.  Please read.    

Press Release

2018SCP_Aug_Press_Release.pdf Summer Crisis Program ends Thursday, August 30th, at MYCAP. The program provides eligible Ohioans assistance paying an electric bill or assistance paying for central air conditioning repairs. The program runs from July 1 until August 31, 2018. To apply for the program, customers must schedule an appointment. For more information, please click on this link. Notice posted: 8/8/18

2018SCP July Press Release.pdf HEAP'S Summer Crisis Program starts July 2, 2018, through August 31, 2018! To apply for this program, customers must schedule an appointment. Appointment scheduling begins June 26, 2018. For more information, please click on this link. Notice posted: 7/14/18.

2018SCP June Press Release. pdf. HEAP'S Summer Crisis Program starts July 2, 2018, through August 31, 2018! To apply for this program, customers must schedule an appointment. Appointment scheduling begins June 26, 2018. For more information, please click on this link. Notice posted: 6/19/18.

2018 March 2 ODSA-CAA Winter Crisis News Release2 00000003.pdf HEAP CUSTOMERS: Please read application and appointment instructions for the remainder of HEAP Winter Crisis Season which is ending March 29, 2018.

2018 March 2 ODSA-CAA Winter Crisis News Release.pdf  Our Winter Crisis disconnection appointment line is FULL. Click on link for further details and info on how to have a hold placed on your account until 3/29/18.

2018 March ODSA-CAA Winter Crisis News Release.pdf

2018 Feb ODSA-CAA Winter Crisis News Release.pdf

2018 Jan ODSA-CAA Winter Crisis News Release.pdf

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Service Teams

Home Energy Services Team

Home Energy Services Team

Front Row L-R: Heather Glaser

Back Row L-R: James Collier, Reese Rivers, Dan Janosik

Energy Services Team

Energy Services Team

Front Row L-R: Shalondra Russell, Anthony Floyd, Terrie Bishop

Back Row L-R: Diana Kohler, Sandy Thompson, Jennifer Yereb, Joan Trgovac, Yolanda Reyes, Joyce Devenport, Regina Fowler

Workforce Development Team

Workforce Development Team

Front Row L-R: Cora Alston, Lois Clark

Back Row L-R: Roger Beltz, Suzy Mikusevich, Patty Raver, Kim Omoregie

Missing from Photo: Martaine West and Catera Brown

Throughout the course of a year there are a number of different programs that help eligible residents with training, employment, utility bills and energy conservation. This includes: the Electric Partnership Program (EPP); the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP); the Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP); the Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus (PIPP Plus); the Summer Crisis Program; the Winter Crisis Program; OHIO Benefit Bank; Senior Programs; and Employment. Residents are eligible for these programs if they meet certain income guidelines and requirements.

Basic Computer Classes

Aims to help people learn the basic use of how to operate a computer and how to find information over the internet. This is available to adults. Income 125%

Emergency & Planned Assistance (EPA) & Energy Assistance Programs

Throughout the course of a year there are a number of different programs that help eligible residents with their utility bills and energy conservation. This includes: the Electric Partnership Program (EPP); the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP); the Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP); the Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus (PIPP Plus); the Summer Crisis Program; and the Winter Crisis Program. Residents are eligible for these programs if they meet certain income guidelines and requirements.

EPA

This program assist Mahoning County residents with security deposit or first month's rent, rent assistance, water bill assistance, and mortgage assistance.Income 125%

EPP

mproves the electric efficiency of low-income households who participate in the PIPP Plus program. It gives homeowners an opportunity to replace old light bulbs with new compact fluorescent bulbs and possibly replace their present refrigerator and/or freezer with a brand new Energy Star Model that is energy efficient. Income 150%

HEAP

This federally funded program is designed to help eligible low-income Ohioans meet the high cots of home heating. Income 175%

Summer Crisis Program

This component of HEAP assists eligible families with their electric bills and/or purchase of air conditioners during the summer months. Income 175%

Winter Crisis Program

This component of HEAP provides assistance once per heating season to eligible households that are disconnected, threatened with disconnection, or have less than a 10-day supply of bulk fuel. Income 175%

HWAP

A no cost energy assistance program designed to increase the energy efficiency of dwellings owned or occupied by income-eligible Ohioans, reduce household energy costs and improve the health and safety of residents. Income 200%

PIPP Plus

This gives eligible households an extended payment arrangement that requires gas and electric companies to accept payments based on a percentage of the household income.Income 150%

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MYCAP is an Ohio Benefit Bank site which gives the public the opportunity to use computers so they are able to access benefit programs through Mahoning County Department of Jobs and Family Services. The programs are available to individuals or families who are having a difficult time meeting all of their financial responsibilities. This program also helps with veteran education and training. 

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This gives eligible households an extended payment arrangement that requires gas and electric companies to accept payments based on a percentage of the household income. Income 150%

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MYCAP will offer bi-weekly activities and the program is designed to promote health, wellness, and financial literacy to eligible low-income age 60 or older. Transportation may be available to qualifying seniors living in Mahoning County to attend the activities. Income 125%. 

 

MYCAP SENIORS ANNUAL GATHERING LUNCHEON

NORTON MANOR, YOUNGSTOWN

JANUARY 31, 2018

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MYCAP SENIORS MONTHY WELLNESS MEETING

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MYCAP SENIORS HOLIDAY GATHERING LUNCHEON

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This component of HEAP assists eligible families with their electric bills and/or purchase of air conditioners during the summer months. Income 175%

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This component of HEAP provides assistance once per heating season to eligible households that are disconnected, threatened with disconnection, or have less than a 10-day supply of bulk fuel. Income 175%

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Aims to help people learn the basic use of how to operate a computer and how to find information over the internet. This is available to adults. Income 125%

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Geared toward assisting low income individuals with a development plan that will lead them to economic stability. After learning these strategies, individuals will be able to create a budget, manage credit, begin a savings plan, and open checking or savings accounts. Income 125%

Financial Literacy Resources

  • FDIC Money Smart
  • https://www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/moneysmart/adult.html
  • Practical Money Skills for Life
  • http://www.practicalmoneyskills.com/games/

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A 6 week employment skills training program geared towards initiating low-income individuals into the workforce. Eligible participants receive soft skills training, resume writing and job application assistance, job placement counseling, and supportive services to find and maintain employment or continue on to post-secondary education or vocational training. Income 125%

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This program assist Mahoning County residents with security deposit or first month's rent, rent assistance, water bill assistance, and mortgage assistance. Income 125%

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Amber Landsman

Amber Landsman, MYCAP’ Wellness Program Coordinator, Strength and Conditioning trainer, Holistic Lifestyle Coach, blogger (http://www.trainingquestion.com), workout connoisseur, meditator, Yogi, proponent of eating only real, unadulterated food and wearing minimalist shoes, breast cancer survivor, former competitive athlete and never, ever without my organic lip gloss.

She holds a MSc in Exercise Physiology, a Personal Training certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a Level 3 YogaFit - Yoga/Meditation Instructor, and a certified Speed and Agility athletic trainer through the House of Speed; also a certified C.H.E.K. Institute-Holistic Lifestyle Coach. Finally, along with working at MYCAP as a Employee Wellness Program Coordinator, she is the owner of a Tactical Training business called, Fit To Protect, LLC.

In 2009, Amber moved from her home state of S.C. to attend Graduate School at Akron and joined Creekside Fitness as a trainer. In 2014, she joined MYCAP as their employee wellness coordinator. Her goal is to make getting healthy and living well as fun a prospect as possible, and to teach her clients/employees new skills and habits that will improve their quality of life.

In her spare time, she meditates each morning, journals her gratitude list for the day, practices yoga, sleeps hard, tries to get sunshine, travels the world with her amazing biomechanist husband, Dr. Michael Butcher, visits “Triple Ds”- AKA, Diners, Drive-ins and Dives (visited over 89 locations across USA), cooks the meanest protein powered breakfast, and she listens to podcasts on a full spectrum of fitness and holistic wellness topics. Amber says, "I love being a triple SSS girl!" What’s that? SMART, STRONG and SPIRITED!

Amber's Wellness Editorials

  1. 2016 Quarter 1 - Editorial (PDF)
  2. 2016 Quarter 2 - Editorial (PDF)

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Job Postings

Currently there are no internal job openings.

To view external job openings, click here

EEO Policy

It is the policy of MYCAP to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). MYCAP will not discriminate against any qualified employee or job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges or conditions of employment because of a person's physical or mental disability. MYCAP will also make reasonable accommodation wherever necessary for all employees or applicants with disabilities provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the essential duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made do not impose an undue hardship on MYCAP.

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