The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program provides energy-payment assistance on behalf of low-income individual and families who meet the program‘s eligibility requirements. Three categories of assistance are available.
- Home Energy Assistance- Assists eligible households in meeting the cost of home energy (electric or gas bills). This program is administered once a program year being April 1st and ending March 31st. Elderly, disabled individuals and households with kids 5 or younger have priority.
- Crisis Assistance- Helps eligible households resolve or mitigate a home energy crisis (electric or gas bills). This program is offered during the summer months April 1st thru September 30th and winter months October 1st thru March 31st.
- Weather Related Assistance- Assist to resolve or mitigate a home energy crisis (electric or gas bills) caused by an emergency (hurricane, flooding, etc.) and that is declared by government officials.
Appointments are made throughout the month by phone ONLY 727-327-0977