E-HEAP can help with winter heating bills

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The Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (E-HEAP) begins Nov. 1 and runs through March 31, 2019. Income eligibility is 175 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines ($43,925 a year for a household of four). E-HEAP provides financial assistance once per heating season to households 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.

The following documents required are for assistance:

– Social Security numbers for every household member

– Birth dates for every household member

– Must provide Social Security cards or birth certificates for all household members (proof of citizenship)

– Proof of all income received within the last 30 days up to one year for all household members

– All pages of your current electric and gas bill or bulk fuel vendor information

– If renting, landlord’s name, address and phone number

– Job and Family Services Case number

– If disabled, proof of disability

For appointments or information contact Bridges Community Action Partnership at 937-772-9164.

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Submitted by Bridges Community Action Partnership.

Submitted by Bridges Community Action Partnership.