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Winter heating assistance program extended

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The Economic Opportunity Planning Association (EOPA) announced Tuesday that the Home Energy Assistance Winter Crisis Program (HEAP) has been extended until April 15, 2014.

The program helps qualifying Lucas County residents pay for heating and utility bills during peak usage months.  It is designed to maintain a safe and healthy home during the cold winter months.

Funds are available for people who qualify and need financial assistance. To qualify, income levels must be at or less than 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

To make an appointment with an EOPA Home Energy Intake Specialist, call 1-866-504-7392.

If you are not sure if you qualify, contact the offices of EOPA at 419 242 7304 and ask to speak with a HEAP Intake Worker.

 

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