|Winter crisis program extended|
|Wednesday, March 12, 2014 8:00 PM|
Lima Allen Council on Community Affairs (LACCA) will continue to provide assistance with utility bills through April 15.
The Winter Crisis Program can provide assistance for those who have had their gas or electric shut completely off or have a disconnect notice and bulk customers, who have less than 35 percent fuel in their tank. The program can also help with coal and wood.
To be eligible, families must reside in Allen County and earn a household income at or below 175 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Income for a family of four could be $41,212.50 annually.
Call 1-855-286-7559 to schedule an appointment.
There will be 10 walk-in slots available Monday-Friday.
Sign in is at 7:30 a.m.
Required at appointment:
•Current electric and gas bill regardless of account status.
•Social Security cards for all household members.
•Income documentation for all household members for the last 13 weeks.
•Proof of disability if disabled.
For more information, contact LACCA at 540 S. Central Ave. Lima, Ohio 45804 or at 419-227-2586.