LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Looking forward into the new year, there are plenty of individuals needing assistance to pay for utilities in the summer months.
The crisis phase of the low-income home energy assistance program known as LIHEAP starts next week.
The program begins taking appointments on January 8.
To apply, you must live in Jefferson County and have a household income near or below 130 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. It’s estimated to be around $2,500 a month for a family of four.
In person appointments can be scheduled at the Urban Government Center on Barrett Avenue from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. January 8 and January 9. There are also hours on January 10 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Those applying are asked to bring a recent LG&E bill and picture identification.