LIHEAP

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The 15 community action agencies across Arkansas have started taking applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which helps low income households with energy bills. The executive director of the Washington County Economic Opportunity Agency says she expects more applications than usual because many more people are struggling financially during the pandemic.

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Courtesy / Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment

 

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Arkansas over $8 million in coronavirus Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program funding. Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment Secretary Becky Keogh provides guidance on ways Arkansans can access the LIHEAP aid and discusses how ADEE has been operating during the pandemic.