E-HEAP help starts Nov. 1


Staff Report



The Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program — also known as E-HEAP — begins Nov. 1 and will run through March 31, 2016.

E-HEAP provides financial assistance once per heating season to households that are threatened with disconnection, already disconnected, or have less than 25 percent supply of bulk fuel, wood or coal. E-HEAP can also cover assistance to establish or transfer service.

Income eligibility is 175 percent of the federal poverty guidelines ($42,437.50) per year for a family of four).

The following list includes those documents required for assistance:

• All social Security numbers for every household member.

• All pages of your current electric and gas bill or information on your bulk fuel.

• All birthdates for every household member.

• Proof of any and all income received within the last 13 weeks for all household members.

• If renting, lease agreement or rent receipt with landlord’s name, address and phone number.

• Job and Family Services Case number.

• If disabled, proof of disability.

For more information regarding guidelines and to schedule appointments, contact the Community Action Organization office at 740-369-3184.

Staff Report

Information for this story was provided by the Community Action Organization of Delaware, Madison, Union Counties Also Serving Champaign, Logan and Shelby Counties.

Information for this story was provided by the Community Action Organization of Delaware, Madison, Union Counties Also Serving Champaign, Logan and Shelby Counties.