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 one-time payment on their home energy bill. The new program year begins October 1st.
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.
384 S. Main St.
Ashland City, TN 37015
(615) 742-1113, ext. 2603
505 Hill St.
Springfield, TN 37172
1406 A W. College St.
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
600 Small St., Suite 122
Gallatin, TN 37066
106 Project Drive
Hartsville, TN 37074
129 W. Fowlkes St., Suite 136
Franklin, TN 37064
104 Webster Lane
Lebanon, TN 37087
Required documentation includes: Proof of all household monthly income for 30 days 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.
The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.