Ozark Opportunities Inc. has announced the Summer Regular Assistance Cooling Program will begin July 7, 2014, 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, 2014.

Clients may call the office in their county for an appointment. In Van Buren County that number is 745-2437. The county office at 100 Success Drive, Cinton, is open from 8-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. on Mondays. Call Margaret from 9-11 a.m. on Thursdays for an appointment.

All applicants 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 off the Ozark Opportunities, Inc. website: www.ozarkopp.org under Community Services, Utility Assistance.