AVAILABILITY OF LOW-INCOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE FUNDS (LIHEAP)
St. Tammany Parish announces the availability of funds dedicated to assist eligible low-income households with their energy payments through the Department of Grants, Community Action Agency. Appointments will be scheduled on a first come, first served basis beginning April 5, 2021. An eligible household is one whose total income is at or below the levels listed in the table below. Benefits are based on several conditions including, total household income, the number of individuals living in the home, cost of one month energy usage, and whether or not the applicant receives a utility allowance. Applicants must provide, at a minimum, the following documentation at the time the application is taken: (1) Social security card(s) for all household members (2) Proof of income of all household members (3) a copy of an energy (electric and natural gas) bill (must be within the last 6 months) (4) a current Driver’s license or State I.D. of applicant and all household members 18 years of age and older (5) Proof of address if different than D.L. or I.D.. If it is determined additional documentation is required the applicant will be notified at the time of application. Households reporting Zero Income must provide additional documentation. Residents living in subsidized, section 8, or income-based housing must provide utility allowance worksheet. All information provided is subject to verification. Intentional misrepresentation of information may result in criminal prosecution of the applicant and anyone assisting in the misrepresentation.
To schedule an appointment please call: 985-646-2090 Slidell office or Covington office 985-893-3923. No walk ins at this time