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The cooling program for this summer closed on August 31. Invitations to apply for the winter heating season will be mailed to senior/disabled households in late September; the first day we are accepting applications is October 2. All other applications will be accepted beginning on November 1.
Energy assistance is a program we offer to provide a payment for eligible applicants. Our team processes complete applications on a first come, first served basis. Our team’s goal is to help you and your family stay warm in the winter months and cool during the summer months. We can help you pay for electricity, natural gas, propane, oil, wood and wood pellets. The team will process complete summer cooling assistance applications through August 30, 2023. This assistance is liited to electricity. Any applications received after this date will not be processed.
We encourage you to apply for energy assistance if:
Your energy bill is too high;
You have a fixed income; and
Your income is less than 60% of State Median Income.
Our team begins taking applications for the winter on October 1 if you or someone in your family is a senior (age 60 or over) or disabled. Our team begins taking applications for the winter on November 1 for all other families in Klamath and Lake Counties.
Our team begins taking applications for the summer on June 1 if you are someone in your family is a senior (age 60 or over) or disabled. Our team begins taking applications for the summer on July 1 for all other families in Klamath and Lake Counties.
To apply for this program, you will need to provide:
A completed and signed application.
A copy of photo ID for any family member over the age of 18.
Social Security numbers for all family members.
60 days of income.
A copy of your energy bill. If you heat your home with bulk fuel, we do not need a copy of your energy bill but we will need a completed Bulk Fuel Estimate.