Low income energy assistance available

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By Staff

Do you need assistance with your heating costs?

Your local Community Action Office is currently assisting low-income families with LIHEAP.

Please apply on your assigned day.

Application must be made before Dec. 14. You will need to bring: your most recent electric or natural gas bill, or a statement from your fuel company if using propane, fuel oil or kerosene, or verification that heating expenses are included in the rent, proof of income for the entire family, for the previous month, (check stubs must be for wages paid during the previous month or award letters) and social security numbers and birth dates for all in the household. All applicants must also verify their address. New applicants must show a Picture ID.

Contact for the following counties:

•Marion: Rosemary Edlin, P.O. Box 830, 334 Hood Ave. Lebanon, KY 40033; (270) 692-6411 or fax (270) 692-4530.

•Nelson: Lysa Drake, 864 W. Stephen Foster Ave., Bardstown, KY 40004; (502) 348-9596 or fax (502) 348-9976.

•Washington: Emma Carroll 226 W. Main St., Springfield, KY 40069; (859) 336-7766 or fax (859) 336-7011.