Air Conditioner Program

air-conditioner

We have limited air conditioners available each year for residents with a respiratory diagnosis and a prescription from their physician. Air conditioners are helpful to those who have breathing problems during hot and/or humid weather. This service is available after May 1st of each year.. Residents are eligible who have not received one from us or Community Action in the last 3 years (2016, 2015 or 2014).

TO QUALIFY YOU MUST:

  • Be a Muskingum County Resident
  • Have a respiratory diagnosis (sleep apnea is not valid for this program)
  • Have a prescription from your health care provider stating: 1. Your diagnosis 2. That you would benefit from the use of an air conditioner
  • Meet the Federal Poverty Guidelines of 200% or less

TO APPLY YOU MUST:

  • Visit us at 711 Main Stree between the hours of 8 AM and 4 PM, Monday-Friday
  • Bring proof of all income for everyone in the household (one of the following)
  • W-2 forms
  • Bank statements
  • SSI statements, SSDI statements
  • 1 month of paycheck stubs from 2017

PLEASE BE AWARE:

  • You must not have received an air conditioner from Rambo or from Community Action in 2016, 2015, or 2014
  • Limit 1 per household per 3 year period
  • Air conditioner units are 5000 BTUs, large enough for 1 small room. There is no remote control
  • Air conditioners will be available for pick-up from Home Depot with completed application