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July 13, 2021

Community Action Agencies Enrolling Kentuckians for LIHEAP Summer Cooling


FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 13, 2021): Community Action Agencies across Kentucky are accepting applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Summer Cooling Program. The program, which is open to qualifying households, offers two unique home energy assistance components to help offset electric costs. Households could apply and receive benefits up to the maximum allowable from both components. Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis through October 31, 2021, or until designated funds are depleted. Income eligibility for the program is up to...
June 22, 2021

Community Action Kentucky Announces Newly Elected Executive Committee Members


FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 22, 2021): Community Action Kentucky announced the results of its Board of Directors Executive Committee election at its June Annual Meeting. CAK’s 23 members board consist of a representative from each Community Action Agency in Kentucky. Charlene Engle, CEO of Gateway Community Action Agency, was elected to serve a two-year term as Board Chair. Rick Baker, previous Board Chair and Executive Director of LKLP Community Action Council, will continue to serve on the Committee as an At Large member. Executive Committee:• Charlene...
May 4, 2021

Community Action Agencies Accepting Applications for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Spring Subsidy Through June 30


FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 4, 2021): Kentucky Community Action Agencies are taking applications for an added spring subsidy program for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis through June 30, 2021, or until designated funds are depleted. “The COVID-19 pandemic continues to put strain on households across Kentucky. Families should not worry about how they will continue to keep themselves Healthy at Home,” said Roger McCann, Executive Director of Community Action Kentucky. “This Spring LIHEAP Program will help...
March 30, 2021

Crisis Component of Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) extended through April 15th.


FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 30, 2021): Community Action Agencies across Kentucky have extended the enrollment period for the Crisis Component of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Applications for the Crisis Component will now be accepted through April 15, 2021, or until designated funds are depleted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Qualified residents should apply at their local Community Action Agency. To locate your local office, please call 800-456-3452. To utilize the Crisis Component, applicants must have a household income at or below 150 percent...
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...