Crisis Phase of Low Income Heating Assistance Program Begins

The crisis phase of the Low Income Heating Assistance Program begins tomorrow. This is the second and final phase of LIHEAP. Residents must be in danger of having their utilities cut off in order to receive assistance. The city began scheduling early appointments for assistance last week and those will continue tomorrow at government centers. […]

Heating Assistance Appointments Begin This Week

Louisvillians who are in danger of having their utilities cut off can apply for assistance this week. The second round of the Low Income Heating Assistance Program only distributes funds to utility customers who have received cutoff notices. Appointments for aid will begin Wednesday at the government center on Barrett Avenue and continue until the […]

Heating Assistance Demand Constant, Next Phase of Funding Facing Cuts

Louisville officials are anticipating a cut in federal Low Income Heating Assistance Program funds, but not a drop in demand. LIHEAP has two phases: subsidy and crisis. For the subsidy phase, low-income Louisvillians can get help paying their utility bills. In the crisis phase, applicants for assistance must show proof that their utilities are about […]

Low Income Heating Assistance Available Beginning Monday

Heating assistance for low-income Louisvillians is available beginning Monday. Residents who need help paying their utility bills can apply for one-time grants of up to $210 from the Community Action Partnership. The money comes from a $1.5 million federal grant and is available until either December 16th or until the funds run out. “There will […]

LIHEAP Pre-Registration Starts Today

Officials with Louisville’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program – or LIHEAP – expect more than a thousand people to participate in its pre-registration process. Pre-registration for the program started today. Pre-registration is only for Louisvillians who are disabled or elderly AND are fixed-income – in other words, receiving social security, SSI, pension or black lung […]