LIEAP funds available


The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a Federally-funded program that provides for a one-time vendor payment to help eligible households pay their heating bills. Only households containing an elderly person age 60 and above or a disabled person receiving services through the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) are eligible to potentially receive benefits from December 1st through December 31st or until funds are exhausted. The program opened up to all households on Jan. 1 and if eligibility criteria are met, a household can potentially receive benefits from Jan. 1 through March 31 or until funds are exhausted.

A household that applies must:

Have at least one U.S. citizen or non-citizen who meets the eligibility criteria

Meet an income test

Have reserves at or below $2,250

Be responsible for its heating bills

Applications are taken Monday –Friday 8:30am-5:00pm at Stokes County Department of Social Services in Danbury and at the following locations:

King Outreach Ministry

413 Kingsway Drive

King, NC 27021

January 11, 2016 and January 25, 2016 from 9:00am to Noon

AND

East Stokes Outreach Ministry

301 W. 3rd Street

Walnut Cove, NC 27052

January 5, 2016 and January 19, 2016 9:00am to 11:30am

If you have any questions, please contact

Stokes County Department of Social Services 336-593-2861

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