Energy Assistance Offered Through LIHEAP - KATV - Breaking News, Weather and Razorback Sports

Energy Assistance Offered Through LIHEAP

Posted: Updated:

Central Arkansas Development Council will begin taking applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) at Mass Intake Days January 7-11, 2013. The mass intake days will be held in Pulaski, Clark, Hot Spring, Union, Lonoke, Saline, Columbia and Ouachita Counties.

In Pulaski County, applications will be taken beginning January 7th and 8th at the mass intake days, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Arts and Crafts Building at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds, 2600 Howard Street in Little Rock. The first 600 customers will be seen each day at the event.

In Clark County, applications will be taken beginning January 7th at the mass intake day, 9 am - 1 pm at the Clark County Fairgrounds Extension Homemakers Building, Hwy 67 South in Arkadelphia.

In Hot Spring County, applications will be taken beginning January 8th at the mass intake day, 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Malvern Community Center, 1800 West Moline in Malvern.

In Union County, applications will be taken beginning January 9th at the mass intake day, 8 a.m. until Noon at the TAC House, 1101 North West Avenue in El Dorado.

In Lonoke County, applications will be taken beginning January 9th at the mass intake day, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Lonoke Community Center, 1355 W. Front Street in Lonoke.

In Saline County, applications will be taken beginning January 10th at the mass intake day, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Gene Moss Building in Tyndall Park, 913 E. Sevier in Benton.

In Columbia County, applications will be taken beginning January 10th at the mass intake day, 9 am until 1 pm at the Jimmie Red Jones Community Center, 231 South Frederick Street in Magnolia.

In Ouachita County, applications will be taken beginning January 11th at the mass intake day, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Carnes Park, Teen Town Building, 955 Adams Street in Camden.

Also on January 7th, applications for LIHEAP regular assistance will be accepted on a first come, first serve walk-in basis at the following locations and times:

In Calhoun County, applications will be accepted at the CADC Hampton Office, 210 S. Lee St, from 8:30 am until Noon each Thursday, beginning January 10th. Call 870-798-2457.

In Dallas County, applications will be accepted at the CADC Fordyce Office, 410 E. 4th St Monday through Wednesday, 8 am until Noon beginning January 7th. Call 870-352-8894.

In Montgomery County, applications will be accepted CADC Mt. Ida Senior Activity Center, 158 Senior Drive, Wednesdays from 8 am until Noon, beginning January 9th. Call 870-867-0151. 

In Pike County, applications will be accepted at the CADC Glenwood Senior Activity Center, 229  Betty St on Tuesdays only, 8 am until Noon beginning January 8th. Call 870-356-4212. Applications will also be accepted at the CADC Murfreesboro Senior Activity Center, 120 E. Court, Ste. A on Mondays only, 8 am until Noon beginning January 7th. Call 870-285-2312.

Applicants for LIHEAP assistance must meet income guidelines. For a household of 1, monthly countable income is $1,481.  The income eligibility limits are set at 60% of the state's median income level.

To apply for assistance, the household should bring proof of income for all household members 18 years or older for the previous month, proof of child support, proof of unemployment for all household members age 18 and older, proof of social security, retirement, pensions, workman's comp or disability, proof of utility allowance and if no income, proof of how bills are being paid. Social security numbers and birth dates for all household members are required. Failure to provide verification requested may result in delay or denial of assistance. Allow agency 35 days to make payment. For more information, call your local CADC office.