Help available for electric bills
NEWARK – LEADS Community Action Agency will offer the Summer Crisis Program to assist local income eligible households with their electric bills.
An income eligible household with a member who has an illness that would benefit from assistance, verified by physician documentation, or with a member who is sixty (60) or older - no physician documentation needed, is qualified to receive the following:
One air conditioner and/or one payment, up to $175, towards their electric bill. No disconnect is required.
NOTE: ONE air conditioner provided that the household has not received an air conditioner from HEAP/SCP in 2008,2009 or 2010. For more information, call Carrie Kochensparger or Mary Hawk 345-3133 or 345-1391.