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.… Continue reading Crisis Phase of Low Income Heating Assistance Program Begins
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… Continue reading Heating Assistance Appointments Begin This Week
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… Continue reading Heating Assistance Demand Constant, Next Phase of Funding Facing Cuts
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… Continue reading Low Income Heating Assistance Available Beginning Monday
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, begins next month. But disabled and elderly residents can apply for assistance starting Wednesday.
Summer assistance is now available in the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. Applications for one-time assistance for paying energy bills will be accepted starting Monday.
Since Louisville’s low-income home energy assistance program—or LIHEAP—began its crisis phase on Monday, more than five thousand low-income residents have signed up to apply for help paying their heating bills.
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… Continue reading LIHEAP Pre-Registration Starts Today
High utility bills have dogged many low income Louisvillians this year. The city’s heat relief program received some extra funding in August to help people pay those bills. It ran out in just three days. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports.