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Heating Assistance Enrollment Starts Monday

Posted: January 6, 2013 at 4:21 a.m.

Peg Palmer, left, Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program coordinator, and Karen Rakes, outreach coordinator, sort applications Thursday at the Office for Human Concern. An early mailing went to elderly and disabled people qualified by income for the program. General enrollment in the program begins Monday.

Staff members at local agencies are gearing up for heating assistance programs that open enrollment Monday.

By The Numbers

Eligibility

Families are eligible for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program based on income. The maximum monthly income level after adjustment by state formula is:

Household Size Income Level

One $1,481

Two $1,937

Three $2,393

Four $2,849

Five $3,305

Six $3,760

Source: Staff Report

At A Glance

Schedule

• Regular and crisis programs open at 8 a.m. Monday for the Economic Opportunity Agency, 614 E. Emma Ave., Springdale, which administers the Washington County program.

• The regular winter program opens at 8 a.m. Monday for the Office for Human Concern, 506 E. Spruce St., Rogers, which administers the program for Benton, Carroll, and Madison counties. The crisis winter program opens Feb. 4 for the Office for Human Concern.

Source: Staff Report

At A Glance

Outreach Program

A traveling schedule of outreach programs for the Office of Human concern will process applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program in the following locations:

• 9 a.m. -1 p.m., Jan. 7, Carroll County Senior Center, 202 Madison Ave., Berryville

• 9 a.m. -1 p.m., Jan. 14, Madison County Senior Center, 903 N. College Ave., Huntsville

• 9 a.m. -1 p.m., Jan. 28, Siloam Springs Senior Center, 750 Heritage Court, Siloam Springs

• 9 a.m. -2 p.m., Feb. 4, Carroll Electric, 5056 U.S. 412B, Huntsville

• 9 a.m. -noon, Feb. 11, Manna Center, 670 Heritage Court, Siloam Springs

• 10 a.m. -2 p.m., Feb. 18, Loaves and Fishes, 301 Bunch Springs Road, Berryville

• 9 a.m. -1 p.m., Feb. 25, Gravette Senior Center, 1870 Limekiln Road, Gravette

• 9 a.m. -2 p.m., March 4, Carroll Electric, 5056 U.S. 412B, Huntsville

• 9 a.m. -noon, March 11, Manna Center, 670 Heritage Court, Siloam Springs

• 9 a.m. -1 p.m., March 18, Loaves and Fishes, 301 Bunch Springs Road, Berryville

Source: Staff Report

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