Human Services accepting assistance applications

Human Services Inc. is accepting Energy Assistance Program applications for the Summer Cool program.

Income-eligible households may apply for a one-time electric benefit of $134. The funding is available to households that did not participate in the winter program.

Human Services also is accepting applications for the Summer Cool Air Conditioner Program. Qualified households that have a medical need can receive an air conditioner at no cost. The program is available to new and returning participants. Funds are limited and are distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Information: 812-372-8407

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Julie McClure is assistant managing editor of The Republic. She can be reached at or (812) 379-5631.