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Energy assistance program available

Published: Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Tri-County Opportunities Council is accepting applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program through May 31 or until funds are depleted.

To receive money, a household must show its income for the 30 days before the application, copies of social security cards for every household member, a current gas and electric bill and medical cards for every household member that may receive one, according to a news release.

The household income for the 30 days leading up to the application cannot exceed $1,396 for one person, $1,891 for two people, $2,386 for three people, $2,881 for four people, and $3,376 for five people.

For information or to find a nearby location at which to apply, call 800-323-5434 or 888-225-2099.

– Daily Chronicle

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