Shawnee Development Council to begin Summer cooling program

(KFVS) - The Shawnee Development Council, Inc. announced that the LIHEAPS Summer Cooling Program will be available from July 11 through July 27 to help at-risk households.

People 60 years of age or older, receiving SSI or disability income, families with children less that the age of 5 and people with medical conditions documented by a doctor are eligible for assistance.

When applying for assistance, the following documents must be shown: proof of 30 day gross income for all household members, a copy of your current electric bill, social security cards for all household members and home renters must bring a current rend receipt.

Contact the following county offices for Shawnee Development Council, Inc. for more information;

  • Alexander: 734-0535
  • Hardin: 287-7071
  • Johnson: 658-6131
  • Massac: 524-2941
  • Pope: 683-2107
  • Pulaski: 745-6388
  • Union: 833-7431
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