WINTER CRISIS Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

OZARK OPPORTUNITIES, INC. has announced the Winter CRISIS Home Energy Assistance Program will begin February 10, 2014. The CRISIS Program provides assistance to eligible low-income households with energy related crisis or shut-off on the date of application.  See below for start date and days/hours of operation per county site. Please note Baxter, Marion, and Van Buren county outreach offices are now taking appointments. Individuals interested in applying for assistance in those counties will need to call before the indicated open day to schedule an appointment; see appointment schedule below.

Assistance for non-emergency utility assistance (HEAP, Regular) is still available through March 31, 2014 or until funds are depleted.

All applicants will be required to furnish proof of income for all household members for the month prior to application. Other information may be requested at the time of application including proof of resources.

We will continue accepting and processing applications received through the mail. Applications can be picked up at our office during open days or downloaded from our website: ozarkop.wp.iescentral.com.

County

Contact Person

Address

First Day

Day(s) Open

Hours

Phone Number and Fax

Baxter

Susan

213 E 6th Street Suite 101, Mountain Home 72653

Monday;

February 10

Monday

(Call the prior Mon. 8-11a.m. for appointment)

8-11:30 a.m.

1-4:00 p.m.

870-425-5118

Boone

Tammy

406 Hwy 43 East, Harrison 72601

Monday;

February 10

Monday

8-11:30  a.m.

1-4:00 p.m.

870-741-2089

Marion

Lon

354 Hwy 62 East/P.O. Box 304, Yellville 72687

Wednesday;

February 12

Wednesday

(Call Tues. 8-11 a.m. for appointment)

8-11:30  a.m.

1-4:00 p.m.

870-449-6250

Newton

Tammy

506 West Court, Jasper/ (Mailing: 406 Hwy 43 Harrison 72601)

Tuesday;

February 11

Tuesday

8:30-11:30 a.m.

1-3:30 p.m.

870-446-2222 or 870-741-2089

Searcy

Margaret

110 Ruff Street,  Marshall (Mailing: P.O. Box 473 Clinton 72031)

Tuesday;

February 11

Tuesday

8:30-11:30 a.m.

1-3:30 p.m.

870-448-2414 or 501-745-2437

Van Buren

Margaret

100 Success Drive, Clinton/  P.O. Box 473 Clinton 72031

Monday;

February 10

Monday

(Call the prior Wed. 8-11 a.m. for appointment)

8-11:30 a.m.

1-4:00 p.m.

501-745-2437

Income Guidelines

FAMILY SIZE

MONTHLY

YEARLY

1

1,482

17,784

2

1,938

23,256

3

2,394

28,728

4

2,850

34,200

5

3,306

39,672

6

3,762

45,144

7

3,847

46,164

8

3,993

47,916

9

4,018

48,216

10

4,104

49,248