State Program Offers Heating Bill Assistance

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thumb_646c26e031ee4a8JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – Missourians are now able to apply for financial assistance with their heating bills as colder temperatures are headed our way.

The Missouri Department of Social Services opened the application period for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program which will last through March.

To be eligible, Missouri residents must have an income at or below 135 percent of the poverty line or around 27-thousand dollars a year for a family of three. Applicants must also have less than 3-thousand dollars in their bank or retirement accounts.

To find out how you can apply for this program, visit http://dss.mo.gov/fsd/liheap.htm.