Mifflin Juniata Energy Bank

Mifflin Juniata Human Services


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Description of ServiceMifflin-Juniata Energy Bank will serve all individuals regardless of age or income who have been a resident of Juniata or Mifflin County for a minimum of 90 consecutive days, have proven to be without a primary heat source, have been denied Low Income Heat and Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) cash and crisis benefits, have not received financial assistance from Energy Bank within the last 24 months, have the income to sustain household expenses for the upcoming 30 days, and have paid the sliding scale fee co-payment determined by gross household income.

Energy Bank provides a one-time payment of up to $500 per household that may not be extended as credit and excludes payment of arrears and penalty, maintenance, security deposits, or installment fees.

If an individual is age 65 or older, has been a resident of Juniata or Mifflin County for a minimum of 90 consecutive days, has been denied LIHEAP or has exhausted both cash and crisis LIHEAP allocations for the current heating season, has proven to be without a primary heat source, and has income to sustain household expenses for the upcoming 30 days, application to Energy Bank may be made. Energy Bank provides a one-time payment of up to $500 per household annually to qualifying individuals ages 65 or older with no implementation of copayment based on gross household income. Financial assistance may not be extended as credit and excludes payment of arrears, penalties, maintenance, security deposits and/or installment fees.

In addition to diverting an immediate heating crisis, Energy Bank will assist individuals in planning for heating needs through financial planning education and energy conservation and weatherizing resources to alleviate heating crisis in the future.

Application can be made by contacting Mifflin Juniata Human Services at 717-437-3190. Personal paperwork including photo identification, social security card, statement of LIHEAP denial, and proof of income and expenses is required to verify need for financial assistance. The program closes annually on March 31st or at the exhaustion of funding availability.
LocationJuniata
Geographical AreaMifflin, Juniata
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair accessible
Intake ProcedureApplication can be made by contacting Mifflin Juniata Human Services at 717-437-3190. Personal paperwork including photo identification, social security card, statement of LIHEAP denial, and proof of income and expenses is required to verify need for financial assistance. The program closes annually on March 31st or at the exhaustion of funding availability.
Intake Requirements• State Photo ID for all household members 18 years and older
• Social security cards for all household members
• 90 days proof of income (includes income from domestic relations, department of public welfare, employment, social security, and pensions)
• Statement of LIHEAP denial
Receipt of payment of balance owed for delivery or continued services
• Statement of utility shut off
• Payment of co• pay based on income
Documents RequiredPhoto identification, social security card, statement of LIHEAP denial, and proof of income and expenses
 
Client Information
Target PopulationLow-Income
Age GroupAdults
GenderEither
Eligibility• Be a 90 consecutive day resident of Mifflin or Juniata County
• Be denied LIHEAP cash and crisis benefits or for those 65 or older have exhausted all LIHEAP cash and crisis benefits for the current heating season
• Have received no financial assistance from Energy Bank within last 24 month except those 65 or older may apply annually
• Have adequate income to maintain household expenses in the upcoming 30 days
• Have paid additional fees and copayment (those 65 and older are waived of copayment)
• Have provided all requested information for verification
 
Fees or Charges
Payment NotesYes; unless 65 or older. Sliding Scale fees are based on gross household income.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Ally Bubb
Contact's Position Housing Stability Coordinator
Contact's Phone 717-437-3190
Contact's Email abubb@co.mifflin.pa.us
Physical Site Address 1 20 North Wayne Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Lewistown, PA 17044
Main Phone 717-242-5452
Fax 717-248-3695
Web Address www.co.mifflin.pa.us
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Mifflin Juniata Human Services
Affiliated Program: Mifflin Juniata Human Services
This Service: Mifflin Juniata Energy Bank
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Electric Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-180)
Gas Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-250)
Heating Fuel Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-300)