LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Berks

Berks County Assistance Office


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General Information
Description of ServiceWill be accepting applications starting November 1, 2018
The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
LocationBerks
Geographical AreaBerks
Intake ProcedureWalk in, call or fill out an application at www.compass.state.pa.us
Intake RequirementsTo apply, you will need: Names of people in your household Dates of birth for all household members Social Security Numbers for all household members Proof of income for all household members A recent heating bill
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Client Information
Target PopulationLow-Income
Age GroupAdults
EligibilityBased on income and resources
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 610-736-4211
Physical Site Address 1 625 Cherry Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Reading, PA 19602
Main Phone 610-736-4211 Berks County Assistance Office
610-736-4211 Toll free
Hotline Phone 866-857-7095 Statewide LIHEAP Hotline
877-395-8930 Statewide Customer Service Center
Other Phone 610-736-4228 LIHEAP
866-215-3911 LIHEAP Toll free
Fax 610-736-4004
Web Address www.dhs.pa.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Berks County Assistance Office
This Service: LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Berks
 
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)
Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services (PH-3300.2750)