Home Energy Assistance Programs (E-HEAP)
E-HEAP is a winter
heating program that operates from November 1 to March 31. The
program can assist a household if eligible with a one time payment
of up to $350.00 for wood or coal, $600.00 for oil or propane
for bulk fuel you must have a 10 day or less supply. Households
that heat with natural gas or electric and have a disconnect notice
the maximum benefit is $175.00. You must meet Federal Income guidelines
and provide required documents to qualify.
***Proof of income for the past 13 weeks (3 months) for all
household members 18 years and older
***Current electric bill & disconnect notice
***Heating bill – last receipt from oil or propane company
***Social Security cards and birth dates for all household
***Copy of Birth Certificate
***If your heat is included in your rent you must provide a letter
from landlord stating you control your own thermostat
***Landlords name, address & phone number
***If no income you must have a notatized statement
***If renting you must bring a copy of lease
E-HEAP - SUMMER CRISIS PROGRAM
Operates from July 1 to August 31.
The Summer Crisis Program allows income eligible households to
apply for a one time payment on their electric bills and/or one
Air conditioner providing you’ve not received one in 3 years, up
to $175.00. To be eligible for the Summer Crisis program you must
have a medical condition that can be certified by a Physician or
have a household member 60 years or older. The Summer program
operates with the same guidelines as the E-HEAP. In addition to
the documentation requested for E-HEAP you will need to provide a
statement from your Physician verifying your medical condition.
For an appointment or more information please call the E-HEAP
staff at (513) 732-2277 ext. # 3.
You may also receive help thru The Ohio Department of Development
with the regular Home Energy Assistance Program. The E-HEAP office
has these applications and the ODOD may also send you one thru the
mail. These applications are sent back to Columbus to process, if
you are eligible the amount of your benefit will depend on federal
funding levels, how many people live with you, total household
income and the primary fuel you use to heat your home.
For more information on this program you may call 1-800-282-0880
or your local office number above.