While this time of year is one that many look forward to, it is important to remember that for some people, the holiday season can be one of the most difficult times of the year. If you know of someone who may be feeling a little stretched thin this winter, or if you yourself are feeling that way, consider some of the programs Waldo Community Action Partners (WCAP) has to offer: FUEL ASSISTANCE The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) helps qualified homeowners and renters pay for heating costs. Benefits include help paying for fuel and emergency fuel delivery. You can also [...]
The recent bout of snow we just experienced is a strong reminder that winter is not quite over yet. WCAP's fuel assistance program is still taking appointments and will be until the end of April. If you or someone you know is on the fence about whether to apply for fuel assistance this year, consider that receiving fuel assistance opens the door to eligibility for weatherization and other long term cost-saving programs. It's your house - you should feel good in it! Call (207) 338-3025 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Waldo Community Action Partners’ Low-Income Heating Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federally funded program to help eligible low-income households pay a portion of their home energy or heating bills. Fuel assistance benefits can only be used for fuel delivered to heat your home. LIHEAP will pay directly to your contracted vendor. If you have already been determined eligible since August 15, 2014, you are not eligible to reapply this heating season. If you have been denied LIHEAP benefits this year but your financial situation has changed, you may reapply. If you have not yet applied, it is not too late to [...]
Waldo Community Action Partners had a visitor not too long ago - a reporter from the New York Times. Present for the interview was the agency's Executive Director, staff, and several clients. The topic of discussion was declining oil prices and its effect on the low-income population. To read the resulting article, published by the New York Times on January 27, 2015, click here.
The Fuel Assistance office has started taking applications for the 2011-2011 season. If you need to make an appointment, you can reach them at 338-3025 or toll free at 1-800-498-3025. Please be patient when calling-- they receive a very high volume of calls this time of year.