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Program Details
 
 

Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (EHEAP)

Category: Emergency Services

Overview


Provides utility assistance for electric and heating bills to households threatened with a utility shut off, already disconnected or having less than a ten day fuel supply. (Propane, fuel oil, wood, kerosene, coal and corn pellets) To schedule an appointment call 888-441-4327.

Benefits


  • Assistance availablity ranges from $175.00 to $750.00 depending on the electric and heating source.
  • Payment plans can also be set on accounts, depending on the utility company providing services to the home.


Eligibility Requirements


Households must be threatened with a utility shut off, already disconnected or having less than a ten day fuel supply. (Propane, fuel oil, wood, kerosene, coal and corn pellets)

These documents are required at every EHEAP appointment:

  • Picture ID.
  • Birth Certificate.
  • All of the pages of your current electric and gas bill, or information on your bulk fuel account.
    • If you have a new bulk fuel account bring a statement showing the minimum delivery amount required.
  • All social security numbers for everyone in the household.
  • All birth dates for everyone in the household.
  • Proof of disability (if applicable) if anyone in your household is disabled.
  • Documentation of all income in your household for 3 months (previous to the appointment date) for those 18 or older in the household.


Eligible Counties


Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca, Wood

Income Guidelines


Size of Household 1 Person 2 People 3 People 4 People 5 People 6 People 7 People 8 People
3 Month Income Limit $5,026.00 $6,785.00 $8,544.00 $10,303.00 $12,061.00 $13,820.00 $15,579.00 $17,338.00
Yearly Income Limit $20,107.00 $27,142.00 $34,177.00 $41,212.00 $48,247.00 $55,282.00 $62,317.00 $69,352.00


For households with more than 8 people add $1,758.00 per person to the 3 Month Income Limit; add $7,035.00 per person to the Yearly Income Limit.


Income level cannot exceed the stated income guidelines

Contact Information


EHEAP

Fremont, OH
1-888-441-4327
1-800-775-9767
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