Monetary Assistance from Heat

Monetary Assistance from Heat

by Emily Baird on August 15, 2010

Ohio has seen its fair share of 90-degree days this summer, and running the air condition just to find some relief can cost a pretty penny.

Some people may qualify for the Heap Summer Crisis program though, which is still accepting applications through August 31st. The program is designed to help low-income households who have an elderly person-age 60 or older-living with them or a person who is required by a doctor to have cooling assistance.

So far, more than 34,000 households have taken advantage of the program.

To see if you qualify, visit