Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Low Income Energy Assistance

Central Arkansas Development Council will take applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program January 7-11, 2013. The following information is for  Pulaski County only:

Applications will be taken beginning January 7th and 8th , 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., at the Arts and Crafts Building at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds, 2600 Howard Street in Little Rock. The first 600 customers will be seen each day at the event.
After the initial intake days in Pulaski county applications will be taken as follows:
  • Arkansas Workforce Center of Jacksonville, #2 Crestview Plaza in Jacksonville. Applications will be accepted on a walk-in basis on Thursdays only, 8 am until Noon.This is limited to the first 50 customers.
  • Arkansas Workforce Center of Little Rock, 5401 South University in Little Rock. Applications will be accepted on a walk-in basis only, Monday-Wednesday, 8 am until Noon.  Limited based on staff availability.
Call 501-603-0909 for more information.

 Note: to qualify for LIHEAP assistance you must meet certain income guidelines. For example, for a household of 1 the monthly countable income is $1,481. Eligibility limits are set at 60% of the state's median income level.  

Countable income includes check stubs, child support, unemployment, housing utility assistance, SSI, SSA, TEA, VAS and retirement benefits.

To apply bring proof of income for all household members 18 years or older for the previous month, proof of child support, proof of unemployment for all household members age 18 and older, proof of social security, retirement, pensions, workman's comp or disability, proof of utility allowance and if no income, bring proof of how bills are being paid. Social security numbers and birth dates for all household members are required. Failure to provide verification requested may result in delay or denial of assistance. Allow agency 35 days to make payment. For more information, call your local CADC office.

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