Project ElderCool provides free air conditioners to individuals throughout the Kansas City Metro Area who are elderly or have a respiratory disability. We will deliver and install your air conditioner in a timely manner in order to help you stay cool and safe. Applications will open in mid-May.

 

To be eligible, seniors must:
  1. Be 65 years or older
  2. Have no air conditioner in the home
  3. Live under 150% of the poverty guidelines
  4. Have not received an air conditioner from Bishop sullivan Center in the last three years

If you meet these eligibility guidelines, please call 816-231-0984 to apply for an air conditioner.

 

To be eligible, those with respiratory disability must:
  1. Receive disability due to a respiratory condition or have a disabling condition that is made worse by respiratory issues
  2. Have no air conditioner in the home
  3. Live under 150% of the poverty guidelines
  4. Have not received an air conditioner from Bishop Sullivan Center within the past three years

If you meet these eligibility requirements, visit our location at 6435 Truman Rd to apply from 10am-11am, Monday through Thursday. Please bring the following documents with you: 

  1. Picture ID
  2. Social Security Card for yourself and any other adults in the household
  3. Proof of income for all adults in the household such as check stubs, award letters, including your disability award letter
  4. Copy of your latest electric bill
  5. Letter from your doctor on their letterhead, stating you suffer from a respiratory disability or another disability made worse by respiratory issues. This letter must be dated within the past 30 days.



Feel free to contact us with any questions. If you do not find the service you are looking for, please call United Way at 2-1-1 for referral to another organization.