Public Notices

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 Health and Human Services, Community Action Agency.  All applications are taken on a first come, first served basis.  Appointments will be scheduled beginning January 9, 2017 until all appointments are filled.    An eligible household is one whose total income is at or below the levels listed in the table below and who have not received a previous benefit within the past six months.   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 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.  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.

Applications are taken by appointment only. To schedule an appointment you may call: 985-646-2090 Slidell office or Covington office 985-893-3923. Applicants coming into the office without an appointment will be scheduled for appointment and instructed to return on their appointment date.

 

Household Size

Maximum Gross Income

Per household per month

1

$1,905

2

$2,491

3

$3,077

4

$3,663

5

$4,249

6

$4,835

7

$4,945

8

$5,055

9

$5,165

10

$5,275