Posts Tagged ‘Summer Energy Assistance Program’

CEDA: Summer Energy Assistance Program

The CEDA Summer Energy Assistance Program is here. 

Contact Margaret or Carmen at 773-342-5868 for more information.  SEE BELOW.

 

Effective Dates:

July 15 – 26 or UNTIL FUNDS ARE EXHAUSTED

Customers currently enrolled in or who received PIPP* in the 2013 Program Year are INELIGIBLE for Summer Cooling Program Assistance.

 

The LIHEAP Summer Energy Assistance Program is targeted to at-risk households defined as seniors, persons with disabilities, families with children less than 60 months of age as of the date of application, and those with medical conditions that would be aggravated by extreme heat.

 

Benefits can be provided only to income-eligible households that can be included in one of the following groups:

  • Households that contain a member with a medical condition that can be ameliorated by air condition, such as asthma, emphysema, coronary disease and terminal illness.  Required documentation must include a doctor’s certification letter dated within the last ninety days, stating that the medical condition would be aggravated by extreme heat.
  • Households that contain a member that is elderly (age 60 & above)
  • Households that contain children younger than 5 years
  • Households that contain a member receiving social security disability benefits or with a pending determination case at the social security administration.  Required documentation must include a letter of determination from the social security administration or receipt of Social Security Disability Benefit Statement.

 

DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY:

  1. Proof of gross income from all household members for the 30-day period prior to the application date.
  2. Current copy of both sides of the electric bill [if you pay for your home energy directly]
    • Bill must show rates and meter readings
  3. Proof of Social Security Numbers of all household members.
  4. If a member of your household receives TANF, you must bring their Medical Eligibility Card.

 

INCOME GUIDELINES [Effective July 1, 2013]

Family Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

Gross Income for 30 days prior to Application Date

$1,436

$1,939

$2,441

$2,944

$3,446

$3,949

$4,451

$4,954

For Family units with more than eight members, add $503 for each additional member

For more information Contact: (800) 571-CEDA (2332)

 

*Percentage of Income Payment Program