Ozark Opportunities’ Summer Crisis Assistance Cooling Program for low-income households began Aug. 19, 2013, for electric assistance only. Applications will be received on a first-come, first-served basis and will continue until funds are depleted or until Sept. 30, 2013.

All applications will be required to furnish proof of income for all adult household members for the month prior to application. Other information may be requested at the time of application including proof of resources.

Applications can be printed from www.ozarkopp.org under Community Services, Utility Assistance.

Office hours in Van Buren County are 8-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. The office is located at the Courthouse Annex complex on Highway 65 in Clinton. The office address is 100 Success Drive, phone number 745-2437.