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CADC to begin accepting application for regular LIHEAP Utility Assistance Program

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Mt. Ida/Glenwood, Ark. – Central Arkansas Development Council will begin accepting applications for the summer regular Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) utility assistance in Pike and Montgomery Counties.
The Summer Regular Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists households with their electric utility bills. Eligible households must meet income guidelines and furnish proof of all household income for the month prior to applying.
Please note: To apply for assistance, customers are required to show a picture ID. Customers must provide a copy of their electric and gas bill.
In Montgomery County, applications are accepted every Wednesday at the CADC Mt. Ida Senior Activity Center, 158 Senior Drive, 8 am until Noon.
In Pike County, applications are accepted every Tuesday at the CADC Glenwood Senior Activity Center, 229 Betty St, 8 am until Noon. Applications will also be accepted every Monday at the CADC Murfreesboro Senior Activity Center, 120 E. Court, Ste. A, 8 am until Noon.
Applicants for LIHEAP assistance must meet income guidelines. For a household of 1, monthly countable income is $1,533.  The income eligibility limits are set at 60% of the state›s median income level. Countable income includes check stubs, child support, unemployment, housing utility assistance, SSI, SSA, TEA, VAS and retirement benefits.
To apply for assistance, customers are required to show a picture ID. Customers must also show a copy of their electric and gas bill. Additionally, 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 how bills are being paid. Social security numbers and birthdates 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.                 For additional information, check the LIHEAP FAQs here or call 501-326-6229.