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LouisvilleKY’s heating assistance program opens subsidy component next week

Automated appointment line now open to schedule appointments in advance Louisville, KY – The LIHEAP Program that helps low income residents of Jefferson County with their utility bills begins on Nov. 5, 2018. LIHEAP, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, is a federally funded, income-based program that provides financial help to low-income households in meeting the costs of heating their home. The LIHEAP Subsidy Component is a one-time assistance benefit, which is paid directly to the heating vendor. The LIHEAP Subsidy Component begins Monday, Nov. 5 and will operate through Dec. 14, 2018, or until funding is depleted, whichever…


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LouisvilleKY’s LIHEAP closes following depletion of funds, improvements to sign up process

Louisville, KY – The funds for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) program were exhausted this year earlier than usual, following high demand and steps taken by the Office of Resilience and Community Services (RCS) to make requesting easier for qualified residents. This year, an average of $225 were provided to more than 9,000 Louisville households during the LIHEAP Crisis phase, which pays late heating bills of low-income residents directly to service providers.  In total, RCS distributed over $2.5 million in LIHEAP Crisis funds to low-income Louisville residents. The LIHEAP Crisis phase closed the afternoon of Wednesday, March 7….


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LouisvilleKY’s Crisis Phase of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Begins Jan. 8

Expanded eligibility allows residents with a past due amount on current utility bill to apply  Louisville, KY., – The annual program that helps prevent low income residents of Louisville from being disconnected from utility services begins Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. LIHEAP, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, is administered by Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services. The Crisis Phase of LIHEAP will run from Jan. 8 – March 30, or until available funds have been expended, whichever comes first. This year’s Crisis Program features expanded eligibility which allows residents  receiving a current utility bill with a past…


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Louisville Ky residents can soon apply for help to pay those utility bills

Assistance Program Begins Jan. 11 All applicants must make an appointment Louisville, Ky., – The annual program that helps prevent low-income residents of Louisville from being disconnected from utility services begins Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. LIHEAP, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, is administered by Louisville Metro Department of Community Services. The Crisis Phase of LIHEAP will run from Jan. 11 – March 31, or as long as available funds last. Residents wishing to apply must have an appointment, which can be set up,  in person only, between 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jan. 7, and between 7 a.m….