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ESC Launches Emergency Cooling Assistance Program

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Starting Wednesday, June 1, 2016, Economic Security Corporation of Southwest Area (ESC) will be able to ease the summer electric burden to low-income families in Barton, Jasper, Newton and McDonald Counties. In addition, minor air conditioner problems may be made to assist homeowners with repairs.

The Community Action Agency will be taking applications for households who need relief with their electric cooling source. Households must meet income & program qualifications.

People who believe they qualify for this program can visit the agency’s website for more information or visit one of the ESC outreach locations. Please note that due to budget constraints people applying for Energy Crisis Intervention Program will need to provide their own copies of documentation.

The amount of funding that is available is $208,593.00, these monies are provided through the Energy Crisis Intervention Program (ECIP), which is part of the Missouri Department of Social Services, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

ESC’s OUTREACH LOCATIONS:

Joplin Office (302 South Joplin).......................................................................417-781-0352

Neosho Office (116 North Jefferson)...............................................................417-451-2206

Anderson Office (712 South Hwy 59)...............................................................417-845-6011

Lamar Office (816 A West 12th)........................................................................417-682-5591

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