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HEAP program helps with utilities

Tribune staff report

Nominate a Senior for the annual El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) offers several programs to help El Dorado County families pay utility bills and improve the energy efficiency of their homes.

Households may qualify for assistance with their electric bill or receive a $400 credit toward propane, wood, pellet or kerosene. The application process takes less than 15 minutes, pre-approval can be made over the phone.

HEAP assistance is determined using the last four weeks of income. For more information or to pick up an application, call 530-621-6150 or visit: http://www.edcgov.us/Government/HumanServices/Family_Services/Home_Energy_Assistance_Program.aspx.