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Funds available for Emergency Home Energy Assistance for elderly
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Funds available for Emergency Home Energy Assistance for elderly

Citrus County, Florida-- Funds are still available for the Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP). This is a sister program of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

The winter months (heating season) is coming to an end, and staff is trying to use remaining funds before March 31. 

Income eligible clients, 60 years and older, are able to receive assistance once per season.  There are two seasons in the year: the Cooling Season which runs April 1 to September 30 and a Heating Season which runs October 1 to March 31. 

Eligibilty requirements are as follows: 

  • There must be a delinquent or disconnect notice for electric service
  • Proof of income will be required for anyone in the home 18 years and older
  • Gross income for one-person household is $1,396.25 a month or less; $1,891.25 or less for a two-person household; and $2,386.25 or less for a three-person household

For more information or to make an appointment for the Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly, call #352-527-5989.

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