Archives for December 2016

Heating Bill Assistance

A Home Energy Assistance Program will continue to help low income residents with their heating bills. Julius White reports.

COPY: The Jefferson County Community Action Council in Steubenville, has announced it will continue to assist area residents who qualify for the emergency HEAP-or home energy assistance program. Households with elderly or disabled members may qualify for a larger amount of assistance, paid for with a combination of federal and state funds. Community Action officials say poverty guidelines are at 175 percent of the poverty level, which means the maximum family income of four people is $42,252.