ENERGY SERVICES

Energy Services
1410 South Jefferson Davis Pkwy.
New Oreans, LA 70125
(504) 324-8609 Appointment Line
(504) 872-0334    

The Energy Services Program assists participating households in New Orleans to maintain affordable, continuous, and safe home energy, while lowering their energy burdens. The Energy Services Program helps pay home utility cost. Households with the highest energy cost receive the greatest benefit. Both, homeowners and renters may qualify.
LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHEAP)
LIHEAP is the energy assistance program that provides eligible low-income households with help paying their utility bills. Benefits are based on several conditions including, total household income, the number of people living in the home, the cost of the utility bill, and whether the applicant receives a utility allowance. Currently eligible applicants in Louisiana may receive up to three (3) separate benefits per year depending on each applicant’s circumstances. Applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis with special attention given to households with members over 60 years of age, household members with disabilities and households with children age five and under.
HOW TO OBTAIN SERVICE
Crisis Service – LIHEAPIf you have a disconnect notice from Entergy, you may qualify for Crisis Service. This service is available only once ever twelve (12) months. 
Non- Crisis Service – LIHEAP

If you do not have a disconnect notice, you may still qualify for assistance. This service is limited to once every six (6) months.  You must obtain an appointment for this service by calling 504-324-8609.
Income Limits
Household
Members
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Monthly
Income
$1,708
$2,234
$2,759
$3,285
$3,811
$4,336
$4,335
$4,533
$4,632
Documentation needed to Determine Eligibility:

1. Valid Driver License or State ID
2. Social Security Card (all members of the household)
3. Proof of Residence:
a. Non-Public Housing; Deeds, Home Exemption document, Lease or Rent Receipt
b. Subsidize Housing Document or Section 8 Resident Work sheets (All residence documents must be signed by Caseworker or Landlord)
4. Proof of Income: All INCOME MUST BE REPORTED FOR ALL MEMBERS OF THE HOUSEHOLD
a. Contribution letters with a copy of a valid ID of the person making the contribution (The contributor cannot be a LIHEAP recipient)
b. Last four Consecutive Check Stubs, Unemployment Benefit printout
c. Current year Benefits Award Letters (Social Security, SSI, Veterans, Pension)
d. Self- Employed – Prior Tax Year Return
e. Recently Laid off: Letter of Termination
5. Food Stamp Printout (Issuance date must be within 30 days)
6. Energy Bill /Disconnect Notice (Crisis Only)
7. Household members 18 years or older with no income must complete a Zero Income form and have a valid ID.

Please Note: Crisis Service every 12 months/ Non-Crisis services every 6 months

ENERGY CONSERVATION AND WEATHERIZATION WORKSHOPS
TCA provides “How to Energy Conservation Clinics and “How to Weatherization Conservation Clinics” and other multimedia resources weekly to low income households to assist in lowering the family’s energy consumption.
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