Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

 

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LIHEAP SPRING SUBSIDY IS OPEN

Jefferson County Residents Can Apply for Electric Assistance through Louisville Metro RCS

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Spring Subsidy Cooling Component applications will be accepted on a first come, first-serve basis from April 16 to May 31, 2024, or until designated funds are depleted. Kentucky households, up to 150 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, can receive a benefit to offset their home electric cost.

 

The Spring Subsidy Cooling Component provides households a one-time benefit ranging from $38 to $200 depending on income levels and housing category. Benefits are paid directly to the household’s electric vendor.

 

Jefferson County residents wishing to apply must schedule an appointment utilizing the automated appointment system. Appointments can be scheduled by phone by calling 502-991-8391 or online at louisvilleky.cascheduler.com. The toll-free service is currently open and is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

 

All applicants will be required to supply the following documentation at time of application:

 

• Proof of Social Security Number or Permanent Residence card (Green Card) for each member of the household.

• Proof of income from the preceding month for all members of the household.

• Most current electric bill, statement from your landlord if electric is included in your rent, statement from utility company if you participate in a Pre-Pay Electric Program.

• The account number and name on the account for main heating fuel sources and electric bill.

 

Assistance received during previous LIHEAP components does not affect a household's eligibility.

 

Community Action Kentucky administers LIHEAP in partnership with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services who receive the funding as a pass-through block grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. For more information about LIHEAP, including contact information for all local Community Action agencies, please visit the Community Action Kentucky website at www.CAPKY.org.

 

Helpful forms when applying for LIHEAP and the MSD Discount Programs (click on links below to download):

Need help managing your energy usage?

The WeCare Program works to help income-eligible LG&E customers lower their utility bills and provides a safer, more comfortable home. More importantly, LG&E helps customers learn how to be more efficient – whether it’s through your own energy conservation efforts, or through the installation of energy-saving devices. Eligibility requirements include:

  • LG&E and KU electric or LG&E gas customers who have lived in their home for one year with 9 months of continuous service.
  • Customer’s income must meet the guidelines of the federal government’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
  • Home must not have received WeCare services or an On-Site Home Energy Analysis in the last three years.
  • Renters must have their landlord sign a consent form to participate.

Customers who meet the program’s requirements can call 1-800-356-5467 or visit lge-ku.com/wecare to sign up.

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