Medical Expenses

3000 To Pay Your Heating Bills and Weatherize Your Home

Two other grant programs for home improvement are the Weatherization Program and the Energy Assistance Program. The Weatherization Program helps to do some household repairs that will make your home more energy efficient. Linda Wildey stated that there is currently a list of people waiting for services, but they are put in order of need. Maximum household income is $14,925 per year, although they take into consideration medical expenses. The Energy Assistance Program will begin again in November and offers help with large heating bills. For more information contact Linda Wildey, Interlocal Community Action Program, 525 E. 7th St. P.O. Box 305, Rushville, IN 46173; 765-932-2863. For more information on Weatherization assistance, check out the programs at Weatherization Assistance Programs Branch, EE44, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20585; 800-DOE-373. For energy assistance information, go to the Office of Community Services, Division of Energy Assistance, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW, 5th Floor West, Washington, DC 20447; 866-674-6327 (toll-free)

Visit: www.eere.energy.gov/buildings/weatherization_assistance/

800 for Food 2000 for a Short Term Emergency Day Care Health Care & More

Every state has a number of programs to protect people in financial trouble. There are programs to help pay for food, help pay for day care, help pay for medical expenses and even programs that give you extra money so you don’t wind up on welfare.This website lists all the major programs along with eligibility requirements for every state.

Visit: www.cbpp.org/1-14-04tanf.htm