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WMCAP Winter Crisis Program

Date(s): 12/8/2014, 1/12/2015, 2/9/2015, 3/9/2015

thru 03/31/2015

Washington & Morgan Counties, Ohio

The HEAP/Winter Crisis Program (WCP) will begin November 3, 2014. The federal income guidelines for the program year 2014/2015 remain at 175% of the federal poverty level.


To be income eligible a household must have total household income for at least 12 months or 13 weeks equal to or less than 175% of the federal poverty guidelines. A family of two (2) can make equal to, or less than $27, 527.50 annually and a family of four (4) can make equal or less than $41,737.50 annually.

The primary purpose of the Winter Crisis Program is to ensure no household in an emergency situation goes without heat. Eligible households can obtain a delivery of bulk fuel if they are down to less than 25% of fuel or less than a 10 day supply. WCP will also assist households one time per program year with a disconnect notice or restoration of gas or electric service. The assistance can prevent shut off, get new service connected, or have service reconnected if the service is off.



For more information on the Home Energy Assistance Programs in Washington County call (740) 373-3745 and in Morgan County call (740) 962-3827.
Debbie Harner / 740-373-3745 ext. 101 / dharner@wmcap.org

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