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AAA9 offers help with HEAP

| October 21, 2013

BYESVILLE – The Area Agency on Aging Region 9, Inc. (AAA9), is currently offering free assistance to persons who need help applying for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) through April 30, 2014. For anyone interested in the program, needing assistance completing the application or understanding the eligibility guidelines they need to call AAA9 at 800-945-4250. In-home assistance is also available to anyone who needs help with the HEAP application process and is unable to leave home in Belmont, Carroll, Coshocton, Guernsey, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Muskingum and Tuscarawas Counties.

HEAP is a federally funded program administered by the Ohio Department of Development, Office of Community Service (OCS) and is designed to help eligible low-income Ohioans meet the high costs of home heating. The total household income of an applicant must be at or below the total income guidelines for 12 months as listed below:

–       One person household – $20,108

–       Two person household – $27,143

–       Three person household – $34,178

–       Four person household – $41,213

–       Five person household – $48,248

–       Six person household – $55,283

–       Seven person household – $62,318

–       Eight person household  – $69,353

–       Households with more than eight 8 members, add $7,035 per member.

For information about the Area Agency on Aging Region 9, Inc. and the programs offered, call toll-free 800-945-4250 or visit www.aaa9.org.


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