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January 18, 2021

Enrollment for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Crisis Component Open Now Through March 31


FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 18, 2021): Community Action Agencies across Kentucky are now accepting applications for the Crisis Component of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Open enrollment will run through March 31, 2021, or until designated funds are depleted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Qualified residents should apply at their local Community Action Agencies. To locate your local office, please call 800-456-3452. “Many Kentuckians are still struggling from the financial hardships stemming from COVID-19, making the need for LIHEAP even greater this year,” said...
November 1, 2020

Applications for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Subsidy Component Accepted Beginning November 2


FRANKFORT, Ky. (OCTOBER 30, 2020): Community Action Agencies across Kentucky will begin accepting applications for the Subsidy Component of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) November 2, 2020. Applications will be accepted through December 11, 2020 or until funds are depleted. To apply, qualified residents should contact their local outreach office operated by one of the 23 Community Action Agencies located across the state. The Subsidy Component is designed to help low-income Kentuckians offset home heating costs based on a household’s income and primary...
July 6, 2020

Community Action Agencies Accepting Applications for LIHEAP Summer Cooling


FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 6, 2020): Community Action Agencies across the state are now accepting applications for the new Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Summer Cooling Program. Designed to help offset the cost of higher electric bills due to rising temperatures, the program is the network’s latest resource to help families during the COVID-19 public health crisis. Applications will be accepted through October 31, 2020, or until funds are depleted. The LIHEAP Summer Cooling Program is separated into two components, Subsidy and Crisis, to assist...
June 17, 2020

Community Action Agencies Across Kentucky Receive Funding Boost to Support Key Economic Recovery Programs


FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 17, 2020): Community Action Kentucky (CAK) today announced more than $16.8 million in additional Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funding has been allocated to the state to support key economic recovery programs. The funds, which were passed as part of the national CARES Act in late March, will be divided proportionately to each of the 23 Community Action Agencies across Kentucky. CSBG funding is designed to give Community Action Agencies the ability to provide a wide range of support in the areas...
May 1, 2020

Community Action Agencies Across Kentucky Accepting Applications for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), New Spring Enrollment Period Added in Response to COVID-19 Crisis


FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 1, 2020): In response to the COVID-19 emergency, Community Action Agencies across Kentucky are now taking applications for an added spring open enrollment period for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Applications will be accepted through June 30, 2020, or until designated funds are depleted on a first-come, first-serve basis. “The COVID-19 pandemic has put many families under unprecedented stress. They should not have to worry about how they will keep their lights on and cook for their children,” said Roger McCann,...