An enrollment period for LIHEAP Crisis will run from January 9, 2023, through March 31, 2023 to assist eligible households experiencing a home heating crisis situation. Applications will be accepted during the enrollment period, or until designated funds are depleted on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Income eligibility for the program is up to and including 130% of
the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Benefits are paid directly to the
fuel vendor. Individuals should acquire and apply through their
local Audubon Area Community Services, Inc. office
Daviess – 270-686-1662
Hancock – 270-927-6500
Henderson – 270-826-6071
McLean – 270-273-3355
Ohio – 270-775-6145
Union – 270-389-3742
Webster – 270-639-5635
Crisis benefits will cover the minimum needed to alleviate the crisis not to exceed the Community Action Agency's local cost for a deliverable supply of the household's primary heating fuel or $400 for gas or electric. Households can reapply each time they experience a crisis situation until they reached their maximum benefit.
All applicants will be required to supply the following documentation at time of application:
Funding provided by Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services through block grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Audubon Area Community Services office may be reached in each of the Green River Counties using the telephone numbers noted below:
Specific Programs can be reached at:
GRITS Transportation – (270) 686-1651
Employment Services – (270) 686-1633
Housing Services – (270) 686-1624
Head Start/Early Head Start Programs – (270) 686-1649
Senior Corps Programs – (270) 683-1527
The Audubon Area Community Care Clinic located at 750 Salem Drive, Suite 2, and our new location at 1620 Frederica Street, Owensboro, Kentucky, are open at this time. To schedule an appointment please contact us at: (270) 686-6040.
If you need assistance with health insurance our kynectors can help.
Please contact the kynector in your county listed below.
Erika Hatfield – (270) 454-4249
Heather Stevens – (270) 702-7033