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ENERGY

ASSISTANCE
 

WHAT WE
DO.

2023 WINTER PROGRAM
JANUARY 9, 2023

HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday-Thursday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Our Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, assists households with low incomes in meeting their immediate home energy needs. 

Regular Assistance:  

  • Approved applicants receive a one-time payment applied to the energy bill of their choice. 

  • It takes approximately 35 days for the payment to post to the utility account.

Crisis Assistance:​

  • OHC provides connect, reconnect, or prevents disconnection with electric or gas accounts. Also, if you are at 10% or below in propane (and are not allowed to charge propane), OHC can assist with minimum delivery.

Follow Up:

  • Once your application is submitted, please do not call to check on your application.

  • Once we process the initial application, you will receive a notification to finalize your application process.

  • Thank you for keeping our phone lines open for other applicants.

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How to Apply

APPLYING FOR ENERGY ASSISTANCE IS A TWO-STEP PROCESS:  

1.  Click on the link to complete the initial application.  Once your application is submitted - you will be placed on a waitlist in the order in which applications are received.

2.  Once we process your initial application, you will receive a notification to finalize the application process.

 

MOST IMPORTANTLY:

  • TURN ON notifications when you initially apply

  • DO NOT create multiple accounts

  • DO NOT use more than one email.

  • Please use Google Chrome when filling out your application.

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