Utility bill assistance still available for low income residents

Parish’s qualifying requirements outlined

The St. Charles Parish Department of Community Services has received additional funds for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).Any client who received LIHEAP services or did not receive LIHEAP services in the last six months is eligible.

Information needed to apply:

Recent copies of a utility bills (light and gas)

Final Utility Termination Notice (a shut-off notice)

Most recent four consecutive check stubs for employed household members

Proof of income from SS, SSI, Retirement, UEB, pension funds, etc.

Current Food Stamp print-out within 30 days

Identification to prove address (drivers license, voter registration card, rent/lease agreement, bill with your name with the same address as the utility bill)

Social Security Card for each household members

Number of household members with corresponding monthly household income limits:

$1,905

$2,491

$3,077

$3,663

$4,249

$4,835

$4,945

$5,055

$5,165

$5,275

$5,385

$5,495

$5,605

$5,715

All residents qualifying for utility assistance must provide a current bill and disconnect notice. Applications are taken by appointment, but walk-ins are welcome.

For information and/or to schedule an appointment, call (985) 764-7944 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday thru Friday. The Department of Community Services is located at 14564 River Road, New Sarpy.

The mission of St. Charles Parish government is to provide high quality, efficient services to sustain and enhance the quality of life for all residents of St. Charles Parish.

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