Macon County DSS will accept applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program known as LIHEAP, beginning Friday, January 2, 2015 for individuals and families with the lowest income. All eligibility requirements must be met which includes income & asset guidelines.
LIHEAP provides a one-time annual vendor payment to help households that are eligible with their heating expense. All households determined eligible for LIHEAP must provide the agency with the name of the vendor they would like payment remitted to. All electric utility customers seeking assistance with their utilities bill must bring a copy of the bill for accurate account information. You also must provide verification of income.
Applications will be taken at Macon County Department of Social Services from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and will continue through March 31st or until LIHEAP funds are expended.
For more information, please contact Macon County DSS at 828-349-2124.
Gwen S. Taylor, PIO