Energy Assistance Programs

Programs that can help you manage your energy bills:

 

Home Energy Assistance Program

Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus

Weatherization Program

2018 HEAP Summer Crisis Program: July 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018

Households that fall in one of the following categories may receive a Summer Crisis Program benefit, either in the form of an air conditioner or a one-time monetary benefit to assist with summer cooling bills. To make an appointment, please call the following phone numbers, based on your county of residency:

Darke County: 937-548-8143       Greene County: 937-376-7747

Preble County: 937-456-2800      Montgomery County: 937-514-4777

or online at http://mvcap.cascheduler.com

What do I need to bring to my appointment?

Printable Checklist

 

2018 Summer Crisis Program Eligibility Requirements

Households that fall in one of the following categories may receive a Summer Crisis Program benefit, either in the form of an air conditioner or a one-time monetary benefit to assist with summer cooling bills.
Are you in one of the following situations?If so, here’s how we can help:Here’s what you need to bring to your appointment:
I have an individual in the household with a documented medical condition (i.e.—an individual that can provide a doctor’s note, stating he/she needs an air conditioner for the summer months).Electric Utility Assistance (a one-time payment to your electric bill)
OR
Air conditioning repair
OR
Providing the household with an air conditioning unit
(if you have not received one in the past three years)

The total benefit amount must be $300 or less, for regulated utility customers (this includes customers utilizing Dayton Power and Light.)
• Income for the primary applicant and all household members, ages 18 and older
• Social Security cards for primary applicant and all household members
• Photo ID for primary applicant
• Proof of a medical condition (documentation signed by a licensed physician or registered nurse practitioner) that states the following: “Due to chronic illness, [insert household member name] would benefit from continued electric service and/or air conditioning.
• Most recent electric and gas bills
I have an individual in the household who is 60 years of age or older.Electric Utility Assistance (a one-time payment to your electric bill)
OR
Air conditioning repair
OR
Providing the household with an air conditioning unit
(if you have not received one in the past three years)

The total benefit amount must be $300 or less, for regulated utility customers (this includes customers utilizing Dayton Power and Light.)
• Income for the primary applicant and all household members, ages 18 and older
• Social Security cards for primary applicant and all household members
• Photo ID for primary applicant
• Most recent electric and gas bills
I have an individual in the household with a documented medical condition OR an individual in the household who is age 60 or older, but my household is currently enrolled in the PIPP+ program.Providing the household with an air conditioning unit
(if you have not received one in the past three years)

You are not eligible for a monetary benefit (one-time bill payment), as a PIPP+ member, but we may be able to assist your household with an air conditioner.
• Income for the primary applicant and all household members, ages 18 and older
• Social Security cards for primary applicant and all household members
• Photo ID for primary applicant
• Proof of a medical condition (documentation signed by a licensed physician or registered nurse practitioner) that states the following: “Due to chronic illness, [insert household member name] would benefit from continued electric service and/or air conditioning.
• Most recent electric and gas bills
I have an individual in the household with a documented medical condition OR an individual in the household who is age 60 or older, but I am behind on my PIPP+ payments and my household’s account is in default status.Providing the household with an air conditioning unit
(if you have not received one in the past three years)

You are not eligible for a monetary benefit (one-time bill payment), as a PIPP+ member, but we may be able to assist your household with an air conditioner.
• Income for the primary applicant and all household members, ages 18 and older
• Social Security cards for primary applicant and all household members
• Photo ID for primary applicant
• Proof of a medical condition (documentation signed by a licensed physician or registered nurse practitioner) that states the following: “Due to chronic illness, [insert household member name] would benefit from continued electric service and/or air conditioning.
• Most recent electric and gas bills

Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus

Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) Plus is an extended payment plan that makes monthly gas and/or electric bills more affordable year-round for eligible low-income households.

2018 Poverty Guidelines

# of Persons | Household Poverty guideline (150%)
1 | $12,140 (18,210)
2 | $16,460 (24,690)
3 | $20,780 (31,170)
4 | $25,100 (37,650)
5 | $29,420 (44,130)
6 | $33,740 (50,610)
7 | $38,060 (57,090)
8 | $42,380 (63,570)

For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,180 for each additional person.

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

Federally funded program designed to help income-eligible Ohioans with their winter heating bills. Eligible customers receive a benefit in the form of a direct payment toward their energy heating bill.

2018 Poverty Guidelines

# of Persons | Household Poverty guideline (175%)
1 | $12,040 (21,245)
2 | $16,460 (28,805)
3 | $20,780 (36,365)
4 | $25,100 (43,925)
5 | $29,420 (51,485)
6 | $33,740 (59,045)
7 | $38,060 (66,605)
8 | $42,380 (74,165)

For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,160 for each additional person.