Energy assistance available through WICAA program
The Energy Assistance Program of Western Indiana Community Action Agency Inc. (WICAA) has announced that it has limited funding available to assist low-income families whose energy service has been disconnected or those who have received notice of pending disconnects.
New or existing WCIAA energy-assistance clients may apply.
Assistance is limited to $200. If a bill is more than $200, the client must pay the difference and bring in the receipt and current bill.
New clients must bring:
-- Proof of all household income.
-- Unemployment statement and three pay stubs for everyone in the household age 18 or older.
-- Social Security cards for all household members.
-- Current lease, if renting.
-- Utility bills, which must be in a household member's name.
Applications for assistance will be taken on a first-come, first-served walk-in basis.
The Putnam County office at 620 Tennessee St., Greencastle, is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until noon. Persons may call 653-4017 for more information.