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Pre-Register for Heating Assistance Program
Early registrations for elderly and disabled individuals beginning Monday, October 1
.Home heating costs can be a large expense for families in the winter, so the Louisville Metro Community Action Partnership (CAP) will begin accepting pre-registration heating assistance applications on Monday, October 1, 2012. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides financial assistance to help income eligible citizens pay utility bills.
Pre-registration is only for Jefferson County residents within 130% of the federal poverty level who are on a fixed income and elderly (55 years or older) or disabled receiving social security, SSI, pension or Black Lung benefits. Applicants must be willing to provide the following documentation:
Picture ID for head of household
Proof of all household income for the preceding month (food stamp award letter, pay stubs, etc.). All individuals 18 or over in the household with no income must have a Proof of No Income form completed prior to applying for benefits. (Available at the CAP office at 810 Barret or at http://www.louisvilleky.gov/CSR/Community+Services/LIHEAP.htm)
Social Security card(s) or official documentation with social security numbers or Permanent Resident Card Numbers for everyone living in the household.
Most recent heating bill or verification from landlord that heating expenses are included in the rent (i.e. lease agreements).
Residents who meet the early registration requirements may apply at the following locations:
-Mon., Oct.1 Newburg Community Center, 4810 Exeter Ave., Lou., KY 40218, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
-Tues., Oct. 2 Southwick Community Center, 3621 Southern Ave., Lou., KY 40211, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
-Wed., Oct. 3 Portland Community Center, 640 North 27th St., Lou., KY 40212, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
-Thurs., Oct. 4 Shively Senior Center, 3901 Wayside Dr., Lou., KY 40216, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
-Fri., Oct. 5 Flaget Community Center, 4425 Greenwood Ave., Lou., KY 40211, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
-Mon., Oct. 8 Sun Valley Community Center, 6505 Bethany Ln.., Lou., KY 40272, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
-Wed., Oct. 10
Baxter Community Center, 1125 Cedar Ct., Lou., KY 40203, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
-Thurs., Oct. 11
California Community Center, 1600 West St. Catherine, Lou., KY 40210, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
-Fri., Oct. 12
Wilderness Road, 8111 Blue Lick Rd., Lou., KY 40219, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
-Mon., Oct. 15 Shelby Park Community Center, 600 East Oak St., Lou., KY 40203, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
-Tues., Oct. 16 Parkhill Community Center, 1703 South 13th St., Lou., KY 40210, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
-Wed., Oct. 17 Oak & Acorn, 631 South 28th St., Lou., KY 40211, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
-Thurs., Oct. 18 Beechmont Community Center, 205 West Wellington Ave., Lou., KY 40214, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
-Fri., Oct 19 Allgeier Community Center, 4104 Cadillac Ct., Lou., KY 40213, 8:30 10:30 a.m.
-Mon., Oct. 22 Presbyterian Community Center, 701 South Hancock, Lou., KY 40203, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
-Tues., Oct. 23 Jeffersontown Community Center, 10617 Taylorsville Rd., Lou., KY 40299, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
-Wed., Oct. 24 Shawnee Arts & Cultural Center, 2911 Taylor Blvd., Lou., KY 40208, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
-Thurs., Oct. 25 South Louisville Community Center, 2911 Taylor Blvd., Lou., KY 40208, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Funds for this program will be posted on or after November 5, 2012.
Residents who don't meet the requirements for pre-registration (who are not elderly or disabled) may still apply for LIHEAP benefits. They may obtain an appointment to apply for LIHEAP, in person only, on October 31 and November 1 at the Central CAP Office located at the Urban Government Center, 810 Barret Avenue between 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and at the same location on November 2 between 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. All three CAP offices will begin taking appointments on November 5th, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (except for Fridays at the Newburg site).
Individuals who are unable to apply for this program in person may send a representative on their behalf. Simply provide the representative with a hand-written note, dated and signed from the applicant, giving them permission to handle their application for services. The representative will also need to provide their photo ID matching the name specified on the applicant's note, along with the applicant's photo ID, as well as the required documentation above that is required to apply for the services/programs.