Making Ends Meet


Utility bill assistance is available

Posted at 1:39 PM, Jul 08, 2020

Louisiana residents who need help paying their electric or gas bills can get help.

According to the Louisiana Housing Corporation, eligible applicants will receive a $600 benefit that can be used towards payment for home heating and cooling services.

To apply, contact your local community action agencyand have the following documentation available:

  • A copy of your heating and cooling bills for one month (not older than six months)
  • Last four consecutive copies of check stubs for employed household members
  • Proof of unearned income (Social Security, unemployment insurance, pension funds, disability, etc.)
  • Proof of present address (rent receipt, lease or deed, etc.)
  • Driver’s license or picture ID of the head of household and Social Security card
  • Proof of total members living in your household and their Social Security cards

To find the nearest agency, click here.

For more information, including income limits, click here.