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City of Lubbock announces energy assistance for families

Provided by City of Lubbock

The City of Lubbock has received funding for program year 2013 from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs for the Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program. This grant is designed to assist low-income persons with utility assistance and minor repair of existing heating/cooling units and installation of portable heating/cooling such as window AC, certain criteria must be met.

Priority is given to the elderly, disabled, or households with children age 5 and younger. This assistance is available for City of Lubbock and Lubbock County residents.

If you or a family member is in need of assistance with repairing your existing heating/cooling system or obtaining a portable heating/cooling unit call 775-2296 for more information, certain criteria must be met.

If you are in need of assistance with your propane, gas or electric bill and you are elderly over the age of 60 please contact Neighborhood House at 741-0459 or if you are disabled age 59 or younger please contact LIFE/RUN Centers at 795-5433. Households with a disabled child under the age of 18 call Neighborhood House.

Low-income household may also qualify for the Household Crisis Program, to see if you qualify call Neighborhood House at 741-0459.

These is not entitlement program, funding is limited and applicant must meet requirements, other criteria also applies. Applicant must call for screening and appointment.

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