BenefitsCheckUp® for Seniors

Benefits Assistance

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Through a partnership with the Ohio Department of Aging and the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging, DSAS is an Aging and Disability Resource Center that provides information and assistance on many programs available to help older adults. You may be missing out on federal, state, and Cuyahoga County assistance programs, Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) Low Income Subsidy (LIS) and Medicare Savings Programs.

You May Qualify For...
  • Senior Citizen Tax Credit
  • Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Homestead Exemption
  • Home Energy Assistance Programs
  • Family Caregiver Support Program
  • Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP)
  • Homestead Water Rate Discount
  • AT & T Lifeline Ohio Program
  • Food Stamp Program
  • Legal Rights Service
  • Medicare/Medicaid
  • Senior Employment Program
Schedule your BenefitsCheckUp and discover what benefits you are eligible for and how to claim them! Call our Intake Line at 216-420-6700 or click the button above and complete our short questionnaire to get started.


The Process for Applying

Have you had your BenefitsCheckUp?

  • Check our calendar to find out when we will be in your neighborhood
  • Call 216-420-6700 to schedule an appointment
  • Invite us to your organization meeting or event 
  • Visit our BCU web portal 



Bed Bug Remediation Program

Our Information Services Unit assists with bed bug remediation services for older adults and adults with disabilities living in single or double housing units.

Utility Assistance

Ohio offers Energy Assistance Programs to help low-income residents pay their heating or cooling bills.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as food assistance or food stamps, helps individuals and families pay for food. The program is designed to increase nutrition levels and assist in the well-being of individuals in low income households.

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