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Availability of Low Income Energy Assistance Funds (LIHEAP) for Sabine Parish Residents

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

AVAILABILITY OF LOW INCOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE FUNDS (LIHEAP)

The DeSoto Parish Police Jury Office of Community Services is announcing the availability of funds dedicated to assist eligible low income households in SABINE PARISH. Please call the DPPJ/OCS at 318-872-0880 or 1-800-872-0889 and request an application for LIHEAP.If you have received assistance in the last six months you are not eligible at this time.Applications will be mailed out while funding is available.

Applicants MUST provide, at a minimum, the following documentation at the time the application is taken:

(1) Copies of each household member’s social security cards

(2) Proof of 2017 income of all household members.If you are employed this means your last four consecutive check stubs.

(3) A copy of an energy bill (must be within the last 6months)

(4)A current LA ID or drivers license for every household member 18 and over.You may bring a copy of the ID.

(5)Two forms of Residency-Meaning two items that have cleared the postal service in the head of household's name with the same physical address as the utility bill.

(6) Anyone that rents must provide their lease agreement showing utility allowances and reimbursements.If it is determined additional documentation is required, the applicant will be notified at the time of application. Households reporting Zero Income must provide additional documentation.All information provided is subject to verification.Intentional misrepresentation of information may result in criminal prosecution of the applicant and anyone assisting in the misrepresentation.

  Household Size Maximum Income Per household per month
1 1905
2 2491
3 3077
4 3663
5 4249
6 4835
7 4945
8 5055
9 5165
10 5275