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Low Cost Internet

Low-cost internet, advertised at $9.95 per month plus taxes, for those that qualify. As of March 2020 there is a promotion for the first two months free as well when signing up and there is no contract.

Potential eligibility qualifiers include "public assistance programs such as the National School Lunch Program, Housing Assistance, Medicaid, SNAP, SSI, and others." They also give you the option to purchase a computer at a low-cost ($150).

Learn more here: https://internetessentials.com/

Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC)

OACAC is a nonprofit agency working to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in the Ozarks. As part of a nationwide network of Community Action Agencies, OACAC continues the fight against poverty with innovative programs and expanded services for children through Head Start and Early Head Start. From developing programs for families to initiating community projects, OACAC is committed to making the Ozarks a better place to live and work for all residents.

The mission of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is to assist low income households who have an energy crisis. To learn more about the LIHEAP program and how to apply visit here: https://oac.ac/liheap-energy-programs/

The Weatherization Program sponsored by OACAC is a free service for qualified homeowners and renters. Insulation and air sealing improves the energy efficiency of your home, to help keep you warm in the winter, cool in the summer and reduce your heating and cooling cost. Weatherization can make your home warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer to save on utility dollars. To learn more about the Weatherization program, visit online here: https://oac.ac/weatherization/

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