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Electric bill and home energy assistance signups end June 30   no comments

Posted at 1:57 pm in News

Income limit raised, no disconnection required

People who would like assistance paying their electric bill or other home energy costs are encouraged to apply for the subsidy portion of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), administered by Big Sandy Area Community Action before the end of the month.

Anyone who has not received LIHEAP assistance since April 30 and meets the income guidelines is encouraged to apply. The income limit has been raised, so the agency is hopeful that they will be able to reach more people, including those who may have lost their job due to the pandemic. Disconnect notices are not required at this time.

The income limit has increased, so now a single person who made $1,595 or less last month qualifies,” explained BSACAP Executive Director Wanda Thacker. “The income limit increases by $560 for every person in the house, so if two people are in the house and their combined income was $2,155 or less last month, then they can get assistance too.”

The agency also said that the extra $600 per week of unemployment funds that some people may be receiving and the Economic Impact Payments ($1,200 for adults, $500 for children) do not count as income for this program. “We really want to give as many people as possible the chance to benefit from these funds,” Thacker said.

Applicants should call the agency’s toll-free LIHEAP hotline to book an appointment: 1-877-792-2219. Appointments can also be made through the agency’s website at www.bsacap.org/bookings.

LIHEAP is funded through Community Action Kentucky (CAK), the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

Written by Sarah Hill on June 18th, 2020

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Community Advocate, Academic Scholarships available to students   no comments

Posted at 12:01 pm in News

Each year Big Sandy Area Community Action Program (BSACAP) distributes over $7,000 in scholarships to students in the Floyd, Johnson, Martin, Magoffin, and Pike County area. The nonprofit organization will be offering ten $500 academic scholarships and one $2,000 Eula Hall Community Advocate Scholarship. Scholarships are funded through the Community Service Block Grant.

The Eula Hall Community Advocate Scholarship is offered to students majoring in Social Work, Human Services, Public Services, or related fields. Applicants must be in at least their third year of post-secondary study, must have a record of volunteerism, and must fulfill the requirements of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Scholarship application.

Eula Hall has lived her life as an advocate for the workers, children, and families of the region. She served with the Volunteers in Service to America, the Appalachian Volunteers, the East Kentucky Worker’s Rights Organization, and as president of the Kentucky Black Lung Association. She established the Mud Creek Clinic in 1973 to serve uninsured and underinsured people. The Mud Creek Clinic, now known at the Eula Hall Health Center, offers general clinic care, pharmacy, dental care, optometry, mental health services, patient transportation, public benefits guidance, and a food pantry. She has served on the BSACAP Board of Directors for more than 35 years.

BSACAP Executive Director Wanda Thacker said, “Eula Hall’s service to our organization and the service and leadership she has the people in our area is a shining example of what people in eastern Kentucky are capable of when they put their minds to it. The Community Advocate Scholarship is one way that we can ensure that Eula’s legacy continues, and we see a new generation of strong advocates for eastern Kentucky rise up and continue the fight against poverty.”

BSACAP will also be offering ten $500 CSBG Academic Scholarship to students in the area.

If you are a student entering or returning to college or vocational school this fall and are in need of financial assistance, you may be eligible for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Academic Scholarship.

Applicants must provide the following information and/or documentation to apply for the scholarship:

  • Meet income eligibility as determined by the Federal Poverty Guidelines
  • Provide proof of residency within the BSACAP service area via utility bill or piece of first class mail postmarked within 30 days of application
  • Complete and sign an application available online or through staff
  • Complete a Family Profile according to CSBG guidelines (Please contact a staff member to complete this portion via telephone)
  • Provide proof of a high school diploma or GED
  • Provide proof of cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better from last semester of high school or last completed semester of college
  • Provide two letters of reference
  • Provide proof of enrollment or acceptance in a post-secondary educational institution for the Fall 2020 semester/term
  • Write an essay on why they feel they should receive the award

Applicants who have earned a 4-year degree or are pursuing education levels of Master’s Degree and above are not eligible. BSACAP staff and family members of staff are not eligible to apply.

For further information or to get an application, applicants may contact the Big Sandy Area Community Action Program staff in their county via telephone or by emailing csbg [at] bsacap [dot] org. Applications will be available online at www.bsacap.org/scholarships. Completed applications and required documentation must be received by mail no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 26, 2020. Scholarships will be awarded no later than July 31, 2020.

Office hours are 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Office numbers are as follows:

  • Floyd County – (606) 874-3595
  • Johnson County – (606) 789-6515
  • Magoffin County –(606) 349-2217
  • Martin County – (606) 298-3217
  • Pike County – (606) 432-2775

Scholarship funding is made possible by Community Services Block Grant with funds made available by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Written by Sarah Hill on June 3rd, 2020

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Garden Seed voucher program signups April 27-May 1    no comments

Posted at 2:48 pm in News

BSACAP LogoSign-ups for Big Sandy Area Community Action Program’s annual Garden Seed Program will be taken on a first come, first serve basis April 27 – May 1, or until funds are exhausted. 

The Garden Seed Program offers qualifying low-income households $40 in vouchers to purchase seeds, plants, and fertilizer at local vendors so that area families can build a garden at their home. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency will be operating the program a little bit differently than in years past. Those interested in the Garden Seed program are asked to call their local office or visit www.bsacap.org/contact and leave a message with your name, phone number or email address and stating that you want to apply fo the Garden Seed Program. 

The time a person calls or sends a message through the website will determine the order that each person is added to the program. No phone calls or emails related to the Garden Seed program will be accepted before 8 a.m. on Monday, April 27. 

  • Floyd County: 606-874-3595, Ext. 20 
  • Johnson County: 606-789-6515Option 2 
  • Magoffin County: 606-349-2217, Ext. 10 
  • Martin County: 606-298-3217, Ext. 10 
  • Pike County: 606-432-2775, Ext. 13  

BSACAP staff will contact people who sent an email or left a phone message on or before May 4th in order to make arrangements with them to collect the required documentation and mail their voucher. 

To be eligible for the program, a household must: 

  • Meet income eligibility guidelines 
  • Provide proof of income from the previous month 
  • Have the social security numbers for all household members 
  • Have a metered utility bill to verify their address 

Documentation does not need to be provided until after a BSACAP staff member has contacted you back. 

Vendors interested in providing Garden Seed Program items (seeds, plants, fertilizer for food bearing gardens) during the 2020 Garden Seed Program administered through Big Sandy Area Community Action Program must contact the central office at 606-789-6515, Option 2 by Friday, May 1, 2020 in order to sign up. 

Last year, 376 households in the BSACAP service area of Floyd, Johnson, Martin, Magoffin, and Pike counties received garden seed vouchers. Clients grow and maintain their gardens by themselves and are able to reap the fruits of their labor.  

This program is funded, in part, by the Community Services Block Grant made available by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Written by Sarah Hill on April 17th, 2020

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Energy assistance program extended to April 30    no comments

Posted at 3:08 pm in News

The deadline for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been extended to April 30, or until funds have been exhausted. Big Sandy Area Community Action Program (BSACAP) will be taking applications for the extended Crisis component of LIHEAP by telephone.  

The Crisis component of LIHEAP provides assistance to low-income households experiencing heating emergencies. Households that have received their maximum benefit for 2020, may not re-apply at this time 

Local energy providers have stated that they will not be performing disconnects during the COVID-19 pandemic; however, disconnect notices are still being generated and sent out to customers. Even though no disconnect will take place, people may still qualify for LIHEAP services to assist them with their home heating or electricity needs. 

Households are considered to be in a home heating crisis if: 

  • the household is within four days of running out of fuel if bulk fuel (coal, fuel oil, propane, kerosene, or wood) is the primary heating source; or 
  • the household has received a disconnect notice if natural gas or electric is the heating source; or 
  • the household’s home heating costs are included in the rent and the household has received an eviction notice for non-payment of rent. 

Big Sandy Area Community Action Program’s offices have closed to the public in order to comply with the social distancing requirements put in place by the local and state governments. The agency will now take LIHEAP applications by phone and arrangements to provide documentation will be made with each customer. 

To be eligible for Crisis assistance, households must verify their address, verify a heating crisis exists and meet federal income eligibility guidelines. Applicants also must apply in their county of residence. In addition, applicants can make arrangements to provide the following items if they are not already on file with the agency: 

  • Proof of household income for prior month; 
  • Birthdates for all household members; 
  • Social security card or official documentation with social security numbers for each member of household.  

Applications will be taken by phone, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the following numbers: 

  • Floyd County: 606-874-3595 
  • Johnson County: 606-789-6515 
  • Magoffin County: 606-349-2217 
  • Martin County: 606-298-3217 
  • Pike County: 606-432-2775 

LIHEAP, a national energy assistance initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is funded in Kentucky by the state Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Community Action Kentucky. 

Written by Sarah Hill on March 30th, 2020

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Book Appointments Now for Crisis Heating Assistance   no comments

Posted at 3:51 pm in News

Big Sandy Area Community Action Program (BSACAP) will be taking applications for the Crisis component of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) beginning Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. Applications will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis until March 31 or until funds are exhausted.

New to the agency this year is the ability to book your LIHEAP appointment online or by calling the BSACAP office in your county.

The Crisis component of LIHEAP provides assistance to low-income households experiencing heating emergencies. “The crisis component of LIHEAP operates on a first come, first serve basis, so we’ve always had long lines of people waiting for service and often they have had to stand out in the cold,” the agency’s Executive Director Wanda Thacker said. “By allowing people to book an appointment to meet with our staff, we’re preventing them from having to make multiple trips to town, keeping them warm, and making sure they are able to work getting their service around their schedule.”

Appointments to receive LIHEAP service are being taken now. Appointments can be made online by visiting the agency’s website at www.bsacap.org/bookings, choosing the county you reside in, then picking a date on or after January 6th and a time that would be best for you, add your contact details, and click “Book.” Bookings can also be reached through Facebook by clicking the “Book Now” button at the top of Big Sandy Area Community Action Program’s page (@BSACAP), just under the cover photo. Those without internet access can call the BSACAP service office in their county and book an appointment over the telephone.

Households are considered to be in a home heating crisis if:

  • the household is within four days of running out of fuel if bulk fuel (coal, fuel oil, propane, kerosene, or wood) is the primary heating source; or
  • the household has received a disconnect notice if natural gas or electric is the heating source; or
  • the household’s home heating costs are included in the rent and the household has received an eviction notice for non-payment of rent.

To be eligible for Crisis assistance, households must verify their address, verify a heating crisis exists and meet federal income eligibility guidelines. Applicants also must apply in their county of residence.

In addition, applicants must present the following:

  • Proof of household income for prior month;
  • Birthdates for all household members;
  • Social security card or official documentation with social security numbers for each member of household.

Applications will be taken at the following BSACAP service offices from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.:

Floyd County

60 Court Street

Allen, Ky.

606-874-3595

 

Martin County

387 E. Main Street

Inez, Ky.

606-298-3217

Johnson County

230 Court Street

Paintsville, Ky.

606-789-6515

 

Pike County

478 Town Mountain Road

Pikeville, Ky.

606-432-2775

Magoffin County

131 S. Church Street

Salyersville, Ky.

606-349-2217

 

 

LIHEAP, a national energy assistance initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is funded in Kentucky by the state Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Community Action Kentucky.

Written by Sarah Hill on December 20th, 2019

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Heating assistance subsidy signups begin Nov. 4   no comments

Posted at 9:59 am in News

The subsidy portion of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), administered by Big Sandy Area Community Action Program, will begin Monday, November 4th. Low-income individuals and families in need of assistance should visit the Community Action office in their county between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applications will be accepted alphabetically by last name.

LIHEAP is a federally-funded program that helps low-income households with their home energy bills. By ensuring proper heating, the risk of health and safety problems such as illness, fire, or eviction is reduced. This important federal program helps provide heating assistance to over 100,000 families in Kentucky each year.  It operates in two components:  the subsidy component and the crisis component.

Individuals seeking assistance during the subsidy component must meet income eligibility requirements and bring the following information with them when they sign up:

  1. Proof of Social Security Number or Permanent Residence (Green Card) for EACH member of the household. In order to receive assistance you MUST bring EVERY Social Security Number or Permanent Residence (Green Card) for each member.
  2. Proof of ALL household’s (ALL MEMBERS) income from previous month.
  3. Most CURRENT heating bill, statement from your landlord if heating expenses are included in rent, statement from utility company if you participate in Pre-Pay Electric Program.
  4. The ACCOUNT NUMBER and NAME on the account for ALL heating fuel sources and electric.

You do not have to have a “disconnect” notice during the subsidy component of LIHEAP.

All eligible applicants will receive a benefit amount that is based on their income and primary fuel type.  Benefit amounts vary based on individual situations. All vouchers are paid directly to the primary fuel vendor with no funds being distributed directly to the applicant household.

Households should choose the date that contains the first letter of the head of household’s last name.

Nov. 4 – A Nov. 11 – Closed (Veterans Day) Nov. 18 – H Nov. 25 – M Dec. 2 – N Dec. 9 – S
Nov. 5 – Staff Day (Election Day) Nov. 12 – D, E Nov. 19 – H Nov. 26 – M Dec. 3 – O, P Dec. 10 – T
Nov. 6 – B Nov. 13 – F Nov. 20 – I, J Nov. 27 – Staff Day Dec. 4 – Q, R Dec. 11 – U, V, W
Nov. 7 – B Nov. 14 – G Nov. 21 – K Nov. 28 – Closed Dec. 5 – S Dec. 12 – X, Y, Z
Nov. 8 – C Nov. 15 – Open Nov. 22 – L Nov. 29 – Closed Dec. 6 – Open Dec. 13 – Open  (Last Day of Subsidy)

 

Applicants should bring their documents on their alphabetically assigned day to the Community Action office in their county. If an applicant cannot apply on their assigned day, contact the office to make other arrangements.

  • Floyd County
    60 Court Street
    Allen
    606-874-3595
  • Johnson County
    230 Court Street
    Paintsville
    606-789-6515
  • Magoffin County
    131 Church Street
    Salyersville
    606-349-2217 
  • Martin County
    387 E. Main Street
    Inez
    606-298-3217
  • Pike County
    478 Town Mountain Road
    Pikeville
    606-432-2775

Applications for the subsidy portion of LIHEAP will not be taken after Friday, December 13.

LIHEAP is funded through Community Action Kentucky (CAK), the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

Written by Sarah Hill on October 21st, 2019

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Over $5,000 in scholarships given by local Community Action   no comments

Posted at 4:27 pm in News

$2,000 scholarship still available

Scholarship Winner

CSBG Scholarship Winners: Back Row – Evan Prince, Jacob Robinson, Elizabeth Chaffins, Pike County Community Resource Representative Dawn Stephens, Martin County Community Resource Representative Lori Smith. Front Row – CSBG Program Manager Alecia Conley-Knox, Kendra Caudill, Valina Stacy, Caitlyn Little, BSACAP Executive Director Wanda Thacker

Each year Big Sandy Area Community Action Program (BSACAP) is afforded the opportunity to present students in their service area with scholarships to help them attend college or vocational school.  This year six people from across Pike, Floyd, Johnson, Martin, and Magoffin Counties received a total of over $5,000 in funds to help them pursue their educational goals.

The agency is also offering the Eula Hall Community Advocate Scholarship, a $2,000 prize awarded to an individual who is majoring in Social Work, Human Services, Public Services, or a related field; has a history of volunteer work; is in at least their third year of study; and has a financial need.

Six Community Service Block Grant scholarships were awarded last week at the agency’s central office in Paintsville. These scholarships are available to students who come from Floyd, Johnson, Martin, Magoffin, and Pike counties, who demonstrate a financial need, and who write an essay explaining why their education is important and why they deserve the scholarship. This year’s winners are as follows:

Kendra Caudill of Pike County is attending Big Sandy Community & Technical College where she studies Business Administration. Elizabeth Chaffins of Magoffin County is attending Big Sandy Community & Technical College where she studies Education. Caitlyn Little of Pike County is attending the University of Pikeville where she studies Nursing. Evan Prince of Martin County is attending Morehead State University where he studies Counseling. Jacob Robinson of Pike County is attending Big Sandy Community & Technical College where he studies Heating & Cooling. Valina Stacy of Pike County is attending Big Sandy Community & Technical College where she studies Industrial Maintenance Technology.

Wanda Thacker, Executive Director of BSACAP, said, “Through these scholarships we are trying to give a little extra help for the expenses they might incur during the school year. We really applaud these students for making the choice to continue their education and we are grateful for the opportunity to encourage them on their way.”

Applications are still being accepted for the Eula Hall Community Advocate Scholarship. Applications are available at any BSACAP office. The deadline to apply for the Community Advocate Scholarship is August 30, 2019.

Scholarship funding is made possible by Community Services Block Grant with funds made available by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Written by Sarah Hill on August 15th, 2019

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Eula Hall Community Advocate Scholarship, CSBG Academic Scholarships available to students   no comments

Posted at 3:42 pm in News
Eula Hall and Amy Combs

Eula Hall presented the first ever Eula Hall Community Advocate Scholarship to Amy Combs, of Garrett, last year. Combs studied to become a substance abuse counselor at Morehead State University.

Each year Big Sandy Area Community Action Program (BSACAP) distributes $7,000 in scholarships to students in the Floyd, Johnson, Martin, Magoffin, and Pike County area. The nonprofit organization will be offering ten $500 academic scholarships and one $2,000 Eula Hall Community Advocate Scholarship. Scholarships are funded through the Community Service Block Grant.

The Eula Hall Community Advocate Scholarship is offered to students majoring in Social Work, Human Services, Public Services, or related fields. Applicants must be in at least their third year of post-secondary study, must have a record of volunteerism, and must fulfill the requirements of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Scholarship application.

Eula Hall has lived her life as an advocate for the workers, children, and families of the region. She served with the Volunteers in Service to America, the Appalachian Volunteers, the East Kentucky Worker’s Rights Organization, and as president of the Kentucky Black Lung Association. She established the Mud Creek Clinic in 1973 to serve uninsured and underinsured people. The Mud Creek Clinic, now known at the Eula Hall Health Center, offers general clinic care, pharmacy, dental care, optometry, mental health services, patient transportation, public benefits guidance, and a food pantry. She has served on the BSACAP Board of Directors for more than 35 years.

BSACAP Executive Director Wanda Thacker said, “Eula Hall’s service to our organization and the service and leadership she has the people in our area is a shining example of what people in eastern Kentucky are capable of when they put their minds to it. The Community Advocate Scholarship is one way that we can ensure that Eula’s legacy continues, and we see a new generation of strong advocates for eastern Kentucky rise up and continue the fight against poverty.”

BSACAP will also be offering ten $500 CSBG Academic Scholarship to students in the area.

If you are a student entering or returning to college or vocational school this fall and are in need of financial assistance, you may be eligible for the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Academic Scholarship.

Applicants must provide the following information and/or documentation to apply for the scholarship:

  • Meet income eligibility as determined by the Federal Poverty Guidelines
  • Provide proof of residency within the BSACAP service area via utility bill or piece of first class mail postmarked within 30 days of application
  • Complete and sign an application available at any BSACAP Community Services office
  • Complete a Family Profile according to CSBG guidelines
  • Provide proof of a high school diploma or GED
  • Provide proof of cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better from last semester of high school or last completed semester of college
  • Provide two letters of reference
  • Provide proof of enrollment or acceptance in a post-secondary educational institution for the Fall 2017 semester/term
  • Write an essay on why they feel they should receive the award

Applicants who have earned a 4-year degree or are pursuing education levels of Master’s Degree and above are not eligible. BSACAP staff and family members of staff are not eligible to apply.

For further information or to pick up an application, applicants may contact the Big Sandy Area Community Action Program Services Office in their county. Completed applications and required documentation must be received by mail no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 28, 2019. Scholarships will be awarded no later than July 31, 2019.

Office hours are 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Office locations are as follows:

  • Floyd County – 60 Court Street, Allen – (606) 874-3595
  • Johnson County – Johnson County Court House, 230 Court Street, Paintsville – (606) 789-6515
  • Magoffin County – 131 South Church Street, Salyersville – (606) 349-2217
  • Martin County – Roy F. Collier Community Center, Suite 203, Inez – (606) 298-3217
  • Pike County – 478 Town Mountain Road, Pikeville – (606) 432-2775

Scholarship funding is made possible by Community Services Block Grant with funds made available by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Written by Sarah Hill on May 23rd, 2019

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Deadline for heating, energy assistance program extended   no comments

Posted at 1:37 pm in News

The deadline for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been extended to April 30, or until funds have been exhausted. Big Sandy Area Community Action Program (BSACAP) will be taking applications for the extended Crisis component of LIHEAP at each of their county offices.

The Crisis component of LIHEAP provides assistance to low-income households experiencing heating emergencies. Households that have received their maximum benefit for 2019, may not re-apply.

BSACAP Executive Director Wanda Thacker said the agency has been granted more money this year to distribute. “We have already reached nearly 700 more clients this year when compared to last year, so we are delighted to have the opportunity to help even more people pay their electric bills and ensure their home energy needs are met.” Thacker said the April 30th extension will allow people the time needed to gather their documents and visit one of their county offices.

Households are considered to be in a home heating crisis if:

  • the household is within four days of running out of fuel if bulk fuel (coal, fuel oil, propane, kerosene, or wood) is the primary heating source; or
  • the household has received a disconnect notice if natural gas or electric is the heating source; or
  • the household’s home heating costs are included in the rent and the household has received an eviction notice for non-payment of rent.

To be eligible for Crisis assistance, households must verify their address, verify a heating crisis exists and meet federal income eligibility guidelines. Applicants also must apply in their county of residence.

In addition, applicants must present the following:

  • Proof of household income for prior month;
  • Birthdates for all household members;
  • Social security card or official documentation with social security numbers for each member of household.

Applications will be taken at the following BSACAP service offices Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.:

Floyd County
60 Court Street
Allen, Ky.
606-874-3595

Martin County
387 E. Main Street
Inez, Ky.
606-298-3217

Johnson County
230 Court Street
Paintsville, Ky.
606-789-6515

Pike County
478 Town Mountain Road
Pikeville, Ky.
606-432-2775

Magoffin County
131 S. Church Street
Salyersville, Ky.
606-349-2217

LIHEAP, a national energy assistance initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is funded in Kentucky by the state Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Community Action Kentucky.

Written by Sarah Hill on March 28th, 2019

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LIHEAP Crisis Heating Assistance Available   no comments

Posted at 9:52 am in News

Big Sandy Area Community Action Program (BSACAP) will be taking applications for the Crisis component of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) beginning Monday, Jan. 7, 2019. Applications will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis until March 31 or until funds are exhausted. 

The Crisis component of LIHEAP provides assistance to low-income households experiencing heating emergencies. 

Households are considered to be in a home heating crisis if: 

  • the household is within four days of running out of fuel if bulk fuel (coal, fuel oil, propane, kerosene, or wood) is the primary heating source; or 
  • the household has received a disconnect notice if natural gas or electric is the heating source; or 
  • the household’s home heating costs are included in the rent and the household has received an eviction notice for non-payment of rent. 

To be eligible for Crisis assistance, households must verify their address, verify a heating crisis exists and meet federal income eligibility guidelines. Applicants also must apply in their county of residence. 

In addition, applicants must present the following: 

  • Proof of household income for prior month; 
  • Birthdates for all household members; 
  • Social security card or official documentation with social security numbers for each member of household.  

Applications will be taken at the following BSACAP service offices from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.: 

  • Floyd County
    60 Court Street
    Allen
    606-874-3595
  • Johnson County
    230 Court Street
    Paintsville
    606-789-6515
  • Magoffin County
    131 Church Street
    Salyersville
    606-349-2217
  • Martin County
    387 E. Main Street
    Inez
    606-298-3217
  • Pike County
    478 Town Mountain Road
    Pikeville
    606-432-2775

LIHEAP, a national energy assistance initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is funded in Kentucky by the state Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Community Action Kentucky. 

Written by Sarah Hill on December 28th, 2018

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