Thursday, August 8, 2013
Lite-Up Texas Program, Electricity Assistance for Low-Income Texans
LITE-UP Texas Program
Electricity Assistance for low-income Texans
The LITE-UP TEXAS program provides discounts to qualified customers in the following months: May, June, July, August and September 2012 bills.
An electric customer is qualified if the customer is currently receiving:
Medicaid and SNAP (food stamps).
An electric customer is qualified if the household income is at or below 125 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. Example: family of four that would be an income of $29,438.
If you are not a participant in the above qualified programs but think you qualify based on household income you can self-enroll by
calling toll-free 1-866-454-8387.
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) may help you or someone you know to help pay for home cooling or heating bills. Call the toll-free phone number at: 1-866-674-6327 or send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org or contact your local LIHEAP office at: www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/liheap/grantees/states.html
Customers who do not receive SNAP or Medicaid may still be eligible, but must sign up for the program.
Forms are available by calling 1-866-454-8387 or at www.liteuptexas.org or the state's 42 legal aid offices or www.Texaslawhelp.org also have forms.
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