Energy Assistance Program

LCCS, Inc. serves as an intake site for the Energy Assistance Program.  The program helps individuals and families with the cost of heating homes or apartments and summer electric when funds are available.  For program dates and income limits, call (219) 663-0627. No walk-up appointments will be taken.

Program Eligibility Requirements: Must have Social Security Cards for each household member 1 year and older.

You will need to bring proof of all gross income received in the past 3 months for ALL members of the household 18 years and older (Non-Student).

Annual benefit letters/or if you have direct deposit, a current bank statement for (e.g. Social Security, SSI, SSDI, pension, VA benefits, etc).

Earned income applicants must bring a copy of current paystubs (e.g. wages, self-employment, salary, tips, profit from a business, military allotments, etc.)

Anyone with NO income (18 years or older) must come to our office to sign a WorkOne Release Form, giving us permission to obtain wage inquiry/voucher history to show NO income.  At that time an appointment can be scheduled.

Any household member 18 or older attending high school will need a current school schedule or report card.

College students up to age 23, will need to bring their school schedule showing full time status (12 credit hours or more per semester) and he/she MUST be declared a dependent on your household’s current income tax form.

Complete copy of current utility bill/disconnect notice (if you received one).  Bill MUST be in a household member’s name.

Homeowners will need proof of ownership (e.g. property tax, mortgage statement, deed or title).

ONLY renters with utilities included in their rent will need a Landlord Affidavit completed by the landlord

Indiana Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program