This program allows for a one-time payment on the electric utility for eligible households at or below 175 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. The assistance must result in a continuation of electric service for at least 30 days. The applicant may also be eligible to receive an air conditioner. This program runs from July 1st through August 31st.

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To be income-eligible, a household must have total household income for the last 12 months or 90 days equal to or less than 175 percent of the federal poverty guidelines (FPG). Income guidelines representing the 175 percent calculation are revised annually. The period to be used in determining annual income must not be more than 12 months or less than the 90-day period preceding the request for assistance by the household. The following chart displays income levels by household size and should be used to determine eligibility. Income guidelines listed below represent the 175 percent calculation for 2017-2018 energy assistance programs.

Size of Household

12-Month Income Limit

30-Day Income Limit

150%

175%

150%

175%

1

$18,210.00

$21,245.00

$1,517.50

$1,770.42

2

$24,690.00

$28,805.00

$2,057.50

$2,400.42

3

$31,170.00

$36,365.00

$2,597.50

$3,030.42

4

$37,650.00

$43,925.00

$3,137.50

$3,660.42

5

$44,130.00

$51,485.00

$3,677.50

$4,290.42

6

$50,610.00

$59,045.00

$4,217.50

$4,920.42

7

$57,090.00

$66,605.00

$4,757.50

$5,550.42

8

$63,570.00

$74,165.00

$5,297.50

$6,180.42

How to Apply

Applying requires a face-to-face interview with an adult household member to determine eligibility. Appointments can be made by calling the automated phone system at 1-844-493-1198. CAA employees see a limited number of walk-ins on a first-come, first-serve basis: Monday-Thursday: 8:00 am-9:00 am only and Friday: 8:00 am-2:00 pm.



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