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….
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…
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….