First State
Community Action Agency

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The Summer Cooling Assistance Program (S.C.A.P.) provides energy efficient air conditioners to low-income households during some of the warmer summer months (April - September).  With S.C.A.P. the goal is to ensure the health and safety of low income residents, particularly households with small children, elderly individuals, and those clients with chronic health conditions aggravated by extreme heat conditions.

Who qualifies for S.C.A.P. services?

  • Clients that are 60 years of age and older.
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Household member with a chronic breathing condition
  • Households that have children age 5 and younger.
  • Low-Income households that meet the income guidelines and have not received an air conditioner from SCAP in the past 10 years.

To be eligible, households must meet income eligibility requirements at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Summer Cooling Assistance Program (SCAP)

This program has ended for this year.  It will reopen in Spring of 2021.