The Coshocton County Beacon July 11, 2018 - Page 14
14 THE BEACON
JULY 11, 2018
Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland CAC oﬀ ers summer crisis program
COSHOCTON - Th e Kno-Ho-Co-Ashland Communi-
ty Action Commission’s Summer Crisis Program is
underway. Th is program will assist households with a
resident age 60 and older or households that can provide
physician documentation that cooling assistance is
needed for a household member’s health. Conditions
can include lung disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmo-
nary Disease (COPD), or asthma. Benefi ts may include
payment toward their electric bill or assistance applied
toward central air conditioning repair costs. A benefi t of
utility assistance of ONE payment for the current elec-
tric bill, total amount due, fi rst PIPP Plus enrollment,
utility account deposit, transfer of service, or discon-
nect fees. Benefi t assistance is available up to $300
for customers of regulated utilities, and up to $500 for
customers on un-regulated utilities. Qualifying house-
holds may also be eligible for an air conditioner and/or
fan. PIPP customers are not eligible for utility assistance.
Households do not have to be in disconnect status,
however, those in disconnect status must receive utility
assistance before additional benefi ts will be considered
and cannot exceed total maximum allowable benefi t.
Income documentation must be presented for all
household members 18 or older.
Income guidelines are based at 175% of the Federal
Poverty Level and are as follows:
Household size of one may earn up to $21,245,
household of two $28,805, household of three $36,365,
household of four $43,925, household of fi ve $51,485
and household of six $59,045. For larger households add
$7,560 per member. Income may also be calculated
using the past three months, whichever benefi ts the
client. Other documentation is also required including
the household electric and gas bills so that a State HEAP
application can be generated for additional benefi ts,
proof of disability if disabled, physicians statement if a
medical condition exists, co-payment documentation if
the maximum benefi t is not suffi cient (this must be paid
before application can be completed), proof of citizen-
ship, and social security numbers for all household
Th e program will operate July 1 – Aug. 31. To learn
more or to schedule an appointment, contact the Kno-
Ho-Co-Ashland CAC offi ce at 740-622-9801.
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