Monday, November 02, 2009

Heating Assistance Program Information

The Louisville Metro Community Action Partnership (CAP) will begin the Heater Assistance Program, November 2, 2009 through March 31, 2010. This program offers space heaters on loan to individuals and families when their main heating source is in need of repair or replacement. Appointments may be necessary so please call ahead of time. Households that meet income eligibility guidelines can visit one of the following locations to apply for this program:

CAP Central District – 810 Barret Avenue (Urban Government Center); 574-1157

CAP East District – 4810 Exeter Ave (Newburg Community Center); 574-1270

CAP South District – 7219 Dixie Highway (Southwest Government Center); 574-1272

Applicants will also need to bring the following information for eligibility determination:

1. Your most recent heating bills or verification from your landlord that the heating expenses are included in your rent;

2. Social Security Card(s) or official documentation with social security numbers or Permanent Resident Card Number(s) for everyone living in your household;

3. Proof of your household's income for the preceding month or proof of $0 income (Food Stamp Award letter, Termination letter, etc.);

4. Proof of Furnace Malfunction (Landlord letter, Estimate for Repair, etc.)

5. Picture ID

The Louisville Metro Community Action Partnership’s mission is to eliminate poverty and its effects among the residents of Metro Louisville, one family at a time. For more information about CAP visit our website at or call 574-1157.

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