The Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides heating assistance to low income families in the seven county Oconee Area and also Morgan and Greene counties. This program offers assistance with natural gas, propane, electricity, or wood; whichever is the primary source of heating. Client’s eligibility is based on the total family income.
The Energy Assistance Program is offered on a first come first serve basis. To receive services, the Energy Assistance Program client must contact Overview, Inc. to set up an appointment. Overview, Inc. administers the Emergency Energy Assistance Program also.
What To Bring To Your Appointment
You will need the following items for your application:
* Verification of age for every person living in the household (April only) * Appointments made during General Public (May 3rd) must provide verification of age for any person in the house hold over the age of 60. * Verification of all household income for every person living in the home for the past 30 days * Social Security Cards for every person living in the household * A recent electric bill with the service address and account number printed on it * A recent heating bill for residence verification * Verification of U.S. citizenship (driver's license or government id) We can no longer look up income. You must bring proof of household income.