LIHEAP Program Is Here

The well-known LIHEAP program, also known as the Low-Income Heat and Energy Assistance Program, is now accepting applications for the new Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Summer Cooling Program in Eastern Kentucky.“With COVID and of course this year we got some additional funding through C.A.R.E.S,” said Rick Baker, Executive Director of LKLP Community Action. “We have actually been running a LIHEAP program continuously since COVID-19 was announced.”“Traditionally it’s been in person but with COVID-19 now we’re doing a lot of Telehealth models where we can do it by telephone and or video,” said Baker. Using Zoom to interview applicants, making the process not only faster but also safe.

Source: MG News

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