CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Ohio begins its annual summer program that provides money to help needy Ohioans beat the season's heat.
The Ohio Department of Development's summer crisis program offers up to $175 for the purchase of an air conditioner or payment of a summer electric bill.
A low-income household qualifies if there's a family member 60 or older or someone who has proof from a doctor that air conditioning is medically necessary.
A family of four is eligible if the household's income is below $44,100.
For more information on the energy assistance porgram click here.