HEAP Helps With Summer Cooling

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The Washington, Morgan County Community Action are still taking applications for HEAP assistance for the summer.

The HEAP, Summer Crisis Program, provides assistance to eligible families to offset high electricity costs associated with the summer cooling season.

Applicants for SCP assistance must be 60 years of age or older or have a shut off notice or have a documented breathing problem. The maximum assistance is $250 per household.

Applicants must have household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines according to household size.

Applications can be taken at the office on Putnam Street, Monday through Friday until 3 p.m.


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