Our Mission

To lead the community in the fight against poverty by offering programs and opportunities to empower our residents to achieve self-sufficiency.

2,598 Lake County households served

tax dollars refunded to 171 Lake Co. residents through Lifeline volunteer preparers

Households received assistance keeping their heat on

2-1-1 Lake County Inquiries

THANK YOU: Dancing Under The Stars

Our 9th Annual Dancing Under the Stars wrapped up in spectacular fashion with the highest attendance since the Dancing under the Stars inception in 2009!

SAVE THE DATE 2018—Friday, August 3, 2018 for the 10th Annual Dancing Under the Stars!

Lifeline is Lake County’s Community Action Agency.

Community Action Agencies are nonprofit private and public organizations established under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 to fight America’s War on Poverty. Community Action Agencies help people to help themselves in achieving self-sufficiency.

Program Requirements

All programs require completion of intake paperwork with one of our staff members, usually by appointment. Customers must provide income verification, social security numbers and birthdates for all household members, and other documentation as specifically required by each program. All customers must also be Lake County residents.


54 S. State Street | Third Floor | Painesville, OH 44077

Community Services: 440-354-2148

Energy Assistance: 440-350-9160