Summer Utility Assistance Start Date

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT

JULY 8, 2022 VALERIE RAMSEY 501-326-6229


CADC ANNOUNCES 2022 SUMMER LIHEAP UTILITY ASSISTANCE START DATE

Benton, AR - JULY 2022 - Central Arkansas Development Council (CADC) announced today the 2022 Summer Utility Assistance program will begin the week of Monday, July 25, 2022, and continue as long as funds are available. This program will assist with Electric utility bills only. Crisis assistance will be available.


The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps keep families safe and healthy through initiatives that assist families with energy costs. We provide federally funded assistance in managing costs associated with home energy bills and energy crises.

LIHEAP can help you stay cool in the summer through programs that reduce the risk of health and safety problems that arise from unsafe cooling practices.


CADC operates the LIHEAP program in the following counties in Arkansas;

Calhoun, Clark, Columbia, Dallas, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Lonoke, Miller, Montgomery, Nevada, Ouachita, Pike, Pulaski, Saline, Sevier and Union.

In an effort to minimize the spread of Covid-19, our facilities will enforce guidelines pertaining to application submission; please check with your local office for these guidelines.


For more information about CADC’s Utility Assistance Program visit:

https://www.cadc.com/utility-assistance


CADC is a non-profit Community Action Agency, an equal opportunity employer, and a United Way Agency. The mission of CADC is to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty, to help vulnerable populations achieve their potential, and to build strong communities in Arkansas through community action.