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Low-Income Home-Energy Assistance Program

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Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency is accepting applications for the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in Cheatham, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, and Wilson Counties in Middle Tennessee. Qualified applicants may be eligible to receive a onetime payment on their home energy bill. The new program year begins July 1, 2018.

The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federally funded grant program that provides assistance to low- income households that spend a disproportionate amount of household income for home energy costs.

Interested applicants should contact the MCCAA County Outreach Office in which they live for more information or to have an application mailed. Applicants must return applications via mail or in person to their local outreach office.

Cheatham County:

384 S. Main St.

Ashland City, TN 37015

(615) 792-3632

Roberston County:

505 Hill St.

Springfield, TN 37172

(615) 384-1086

Rutherford County:

1406 A W. College St.

Murfreesboro, TN 37130

(615) 893-8938

Sumner County:

600 Small St., Suite 122

Gallatin, TN 37066

(615) 452-7570

Trousdale County:

106 Project Drive

Hartsville, TN 37074

(615) 374-3489 

Williamson County:

129 W. Fowlkes St., Suite 136

Franklin, TN 37064

(615) 790-5789 

 Wilson County:

104 Webster Lane

Lebanon, TN 37087

(615) 444-4714

   

Required documentation includes proof of all household monthly income for eight weeks from time of application, a 12 month history of your home energy bill beginning with the most recent bill, Social Security cards for all household members, and a photo ID for the Head of Household. Failure to provide required documentation can result in the delay or denial of services. More information on required documentation may be obtained at www.midcumberland.org.

LIHEAP offers two components of service through which assistance can be received:

Regular LIHEAP- provides one time energy assistance grant for households that meet income and residency requirements. Service is subject to funding availability.

Crisis LIHEAP- provides immediate assistance in the form of a one- time energy assistance grant for household that meet specific Crisis criteria and have a vulnerable household member, in addition to meeting residency and income requirements. Service is subject to funding availability.

For more information on LIHEAP please contact your local office.

Income Requirements for LIHEAP Assistance

Visit LIHEAP Website

2018-19 LIHEAP Application

Fair Hearing Process

Grievance and Appeal Procedure

The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.