Home Heating Assistance
Hearts Warming Homes
Hearts Warming Homes is a home heating assistance program which operates November – April each year and is administered by The Salvation Army. The program provides energy assistance based on needs arising from situations that are beyond the customer’s control, such as job loss, abandonment of the family head of household, fixed income with no ability to work as in the case of the elderly or persons with disabilities, family member ill or hospitalized. Click here to learn more
Winter Suspension Moratorium for Low-Income Customers
On November 21, 2005 the Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC) approved an addition to the cold weather disconnection rule. The new addition provides for low income customers to participate in a program that establishes a moratorium from disconnection of natural gas service for non payment during the months of November through March. Click here to learn more.
LIHEAP: Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps pay the winter heating bills or summer cooling bills of low-income and elderly people. Since two-thirds of the families receiving LIHEAP assistance have incomes of less than $8,000 a year, the program clearly helps the people who need help the most. Click here to learn more
The Arkansas Weatherization Assistance Program provides funds to conserve energy in homes of low-income people, with an emphasis on elderly, handicapped and families with children. Please click here to learn more.