The Northwestern Ohio Community Action Commission will be accepting applications for the HEAP Summer Cooling program starting July 1, and continuing through August 31.
Assistance with a payment of an electric bill and/or distribution of a free air conditioner will be provided.
To qualify, a person must be within 175 percent of the Federal Poverty guidelines; be 60 years of age or older; or have a medical condition that would benefit from the program documented by a physician or nurse practitioner.
Those interested should contact the local Northwestern Ohio Community Action Commission community service office for more details or to schedule an appointment. Income for the past 90 days, electric and gas bills, Social Security cards for everyone in the household, and disability proof (if applicable) are required for every appointment.