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PUBLIC NOTICE: LIHEAP ELECTRIC BILL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE

Department of Community Services

Post Date:January 27, 2020 10:00 AM

The St. Charles Parish Department of Community Services has funds available for crisis assistance through the 2019 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program(LIHEAP) crisis funding. Residents of St. Charles Parish with an Entergy or Atmos disconnect notice who have not received crisis assistance within the last 12 months are eligible to apply for assistance.

Information needed to apply:

  • Recent copy of your utility bill
  • Disconnect notice
  • Last four consecutive check stubs for all employed members of the household.
  • Proof of income from Social Security, SSI, Retirement, Unemployment benefit, pension funds …etc.
  • Current Food Stamp print out (within 30 days)
  •  Identification to prove address (valid driver’s license, voter registration card, rent/lease agreement, or another bill with the same name and address.
  •  Social Security Card for each member of the household
  • Additional information may be required to determine your eligibility for energy assistance.

 

Louisiana 2019 Income Guidelines
Low- Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
(Based on 60% of State Medium Income)

# Household Members

Monthly Household Income Limit

1

$1,948

2

$2,547

3

$3,146

4

$3,745

5

$4,435

6

$4,994

7

$5,056

8

$5,169

9

$5,281

10

$5,393

11

$5,506

12

$5,618

13

$5,730

14

$5,843

 

All residents qualifying for utility assistance must provide their current utility bills or disconnect notice. Applications are taken by appointment. Walk-ins are accepted, but only when the client has a disconnect notice. For information and/or to schedule an appointment, call 985-764-7944 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday. The Department of Community Services is located at 14564 River Road, New Sarpy.

Note: It is the policy of the Department of Community Services to ensure equal opportunity in all aspects of its programs and services without regard to religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap.


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