Jefferson County Group Set to Help Pay Electric and Air Conditioning Bills


The Jefferson County Community Action Council Summer Cooling program is set to begin July 1st to help those living in poverty pay their electric and air conditioning bills this summer.

To qualify for the Summer Cooling Program, people must have a documented medical condition, be a family with a disconnection notice, or seniors age 60 and above.

The maximum income for a four-person family is just over $42,000 to qualify. The Summer Cooling program does have a maximum benefit of $250 for regulated customers and $300 for unregulated.

For further information about qualifying for the Summer Cooling program please call the Jefferson County Community Action Council at (740) 282-0971 to set up an appointment. The program begins Wednesday, July 1st.

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