The Council for Financial Alternatives has prolonged this system amid the continued COVID-19 world pandemic.
CLEVELAND — Cleveland’s House Power Help Program (HEAP) is extending the deadline for its Summer season Disaster Program for Cuyahoga County residents by way of the tip of September.
This system has been prolonged amid the continued COVID-19 world pandemic and can proceed to supply a profit as soon as per cooling season to income-eligible Ohians’ electrical invoice and/or for the acquisition of followers and air conditioners.
Qualifying standards is as follows:
- Households whose electrical has been turned off or is in risk of disconnection or new service is being established.
- Households the place a family member is 60 years of age or older.
- People with documented medical circumstances or has examined constructive for COVID-19 in 2020.
- Prospects who’re enrolling within the Proportion of Earnings Fee Plan Plus (PIPP) for the primary time or have a PIPP default.
There are extra sources and help obtainable for these whose utility companies usually are not in an emergency standing. HEAP lends help to residents at or under 175 p.c of the federal poverty tips by serving to pay their heating payments.
With a view to apply for emergency power help, a resident should present their most up-to-date payments for fuel and electrical utilities, proof of U.S. residency, picture ID, Social Safety numbers for all family members, and revenue verification for all family members eighteen years of age or older for the earlier 30 days or 12 months.
Appointments might be made by way of a smartphone or pc by clicking here, or by calling (216) 350-8008.