Good news for those in need of heating assistance this winter. Roughly 5.5 million dollars of additional LIHEAP funding has been released to the state of Maine. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is available for people who need help with their heating expense. The assistance benefits from the program, so far, […]
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King Thursday announced that Maine will receive an additional $5,411,630 in funding through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) following the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) decision to release an additional $453 million to states. “This additional funding is welcome […]
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine is getting nearly $34 million in federal heating assistance funds. U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud’s office says the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is making available $2.9 billion nationwide from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance program, or LIHEAP, of which Maine’s share is $33.8 million. DHHS says it […]
After an uncertain start, a welcome infusion of funds has helped low income Mainers keep the cold somewhat at bay this winter. NewsSource 8′s Dick Palm has the lowdown on LIHEAP and what the recent additional funding means for families in need.