Winter Crisis Program Runs through March 31
Wednesday, December 30, 2015 2:00 PM
Qualifying for HEAP is dependent upon the size of the household and the total gross household income for either the past three or 12 months. For the Winter Crisis Program the gross income of eligible households must be at or below 175 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. For a family of four the annual income must be at or below $42,437.50.
Individuals interested in receiving Winter Crisis assistance must have a face-to-face interview at CAA. HEAP staff sees walk-ins Monday – Thursday beginning at 8:00am. All others must have a pre-scheduled appointment which can be booked by calling 1.866.747.1039. Assistance is also available through CAA outreach sites including St. Vincent de Paul Winton Terrace, Churches Active in Northside and Freestore Foodbank.
Candidates must present the following required documents:
(All documentation is required each time you apply for services)
• Valid Picture ID for Applicant; (Includes all individuals listed on utility bill and those applying on applicant’s behalf. Current notarized letter is also required for individuals’ applying on applicant’s behalf);
• Current Duke Energy Utility Bill (actual bill only, no door hangers.) CANNOT be finalized bill, if moving;
• Social Security Cards for all household members (must have the actual card or printout);
• 90 days of income. If you are paid bi-weekly seven (7) stubs are needed; weekly thirteen (13) stubs are needed.
HEAP’s programs are designed to assist Hamilton County residents with their utility bills and are federally-funded and administered across the state by the Ohio Department of Development. For more information on HEAP or any of the programs offered by CAA, please visit www.cincy-caa.org.