OZARK OPPORTUNITIES, INC. has announced that the Summer Non-Emergency and Emergency Energy Assistance Programs will begin Monday, July 13. This Program’s goal is to assist low-income households cope with the high costs of electricity used for cooling their homes.

This is a one-time assistance payment per program per year. The programs will run through September 30, or until funds have been exhausted.

All applicants must provide identification and proof of income for all household members for the month prior to application. A copy of electric, propane, and/or natural gas bills is also required. Other information may be requested at the time of application. Please apply in the county in which you live.

Once programs have started, applications can be downloaded, completed and uploaded, or printed from the Ozark Opportunities, Inc. website: www.ozarkopp.org under the Community Services, Utility Assistance Section.

Applications may also be obtained from take-one boxes located at our administrative building, outreach offices, via fax, mail or email.

Van Buren County contact: Marie; 100 Success Drive, Suite 176, P.O. Box 473, Clinton AR 72031; 501-757-0155, Fax:501-745-2437

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