The Winter Crisis Program provides a benefit once per heating season to an income-eligible customer’s main and/or electric account. Eligible customers may qualify if your gross household size/income is at or below the 175% Federal Poverty Guideline: 1 —$ 21,245, 2—$28,805 and 3—$36,365, 4—$43,925 or 5—$51,485.
The benefit can be used by eligible households that are disconnected, pending disconnection, need to establish new service, need to pay to transfer service, or have 25% or less bulk fuel supply remaining.
Applicants will need to bring following documents with them to visit:
- Copies of most current heating and electric bills
- A list of all household members and proof of income for last 30 days, if self-employed or seasonal will need 12 months income and complete IRS 1040 documents. If you have no income please contact the office for further instructions.
- Birth Certificate or Social Security Cards for all household members
- Photo ID of applicant
For more information about the Winter Crisis program, contact Community Action at 937-382-8365 Monday through Friday 8 am to 3 pm.