Low-Income Energy Assistance Program Now Open

Potter County Today

liheapPennsylvania’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now accepting applications for cash grants. The program helps qualifying people to pay their heating bills. Grants are based on household income, family size, type of heating fuel and region. Separate grants are provided in the event of a heating emergency. To qualify for a cash grant, annual income limits are: one-person household, $17,328; two-person, $23,312; three-person, $29,296; four-person, $35,280.

Those interested in applying for LIHEAP should contact the county assistance office to make an appointment. Telephone number is 274-4900 in Potter County. The following information will be required: names, dates of birth and social security numbers of all household members; proof of all income in the household; a copy of a recent heating bill. More information on LIHEAP is available at a toll-free phone number, 1-866-857-7095.

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