Tuscarawas County Treasurer’s Office
From Jeff Mamarella, Tuscarawas County Treasurer:
“Save the Dream”
Ohio’s Save the Dream program is a valuable resource for Tuscarawas County homeowners. Save the Dream is a unique multi-agency effort that makes free help easily available to Ohioans. Help is available through the website, www.savethedream.ohio.gov, and by calling the hotline at 888-404-4674.
Free Certified HUD Counseling (all income levels eligible)
Our local agency that works with the Save the Dream program is Harcatus Tri-County CAO, Inc. They provide HUD Certified Housing Counseling Services. In working with families, an assessment is completed to link families with the available programs and resources. Comprehensive foreclosure prevention, intervention, budget and credit counseling is available. This service is provided face-to-face or by telephone. Families can receive quicker serving by contacting them directly at 740- 922-6692, extension 203.
Local Legal Services
If you receive foreclosure papers or the mortgage company is threatening to foreclose, Southeastern Ohio Legal Services (SEOLS) may be able to provide you with free legal assistance. SEOLS is the local legal agency that works with the Save the Dream program. For further info, call SEOLS at 330-339-3998.
Received a foreclosure notice? – “Mediation” and how it can help.
Mediation is the process of guided negotiations between the mortgage company and the borrower to resolve the foreclosure before it goes to a final court hearing. This link explains the process.
Unemployed? Need a job?
Check local job listings by contacting the Employment Source at 330-364-9777, www.eswork.com or stop by their office at 1260 Monroe St. New Philadelphia Ohio.