Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a federally funded program that provides for a one time vendor payment to help eligible households pay their heating bills.
Payments will be made directly to utility companies. Payments will not be made to the applicant. Everyone who is eligible must apply - no one will be automatically approved.
Provides assistance for disabled customers moving from a facility (including homeless shelters) to an independent living situation. Flyer
Attorneys can answer legal questions and/or offer advice; write letters and/or place telephone calls to help resolve problems; review legal documents, clarify issues and provide options. If extensive services are required, may refer to a local legal aid provider for additional help. Flyer
Detailed Information on the Weatherization Assistance Program and Heating & Air Repair & Replacement Program
The contracted provider for Mecklenburg County is Blue Ridge Community Action. You can contact them at 866-427-6452 ext 326
You Do Not have to own your own home to be eligible. Renters must have written permission from their landlord. Available for single family homes, apartments, condominiums and mobile homes.
Call 919-707-9198 for more information.
If a household is served by a regulated electric or natural gas company, service cannot be discontinued until the customer receives a written notice. The household must be allowed to make installment payments over six months for past and current bills. In addition, service cannot be stopped from November through March for a household who:
For more help with the Utilities Commission Moratorium call Just1Call at 704-432-1111.