The Utility Emergency Services Fund is a 30-year-old program to help families pay off utility bills and keep the lights on.
Philadelphia Gas Works says enrollment in the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance program, known as LIHEAP, is open.
A PGW official says about 40 percent of its eligible customers don’t apply for the program. The reason is unclear.
Even though our winter was mild by most accounts, many are still struggling to pay off their heating bills. If you’re one of them and you live in Pennsylvania, 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan may have some good news for you.
By Jim Donovan: Even though it’s been a very mild winter there are a lot of people in our region that are still struggling to pay their heating bills. With that in mind, I just […]
The Pennsylvania Welfare Department is working on a backlog of applications for Low Income Home Energy Assistance. The program closes at the end of the month, but thousands of people are still waiting for help.
Jeff Brown, president and CEO of a chain of 10 ShopRite stores in our region, says the clinic will provide convenient and affordable care for both basic and preventative health care needs of customers.
Think you may have problems paying your winter heating and electric bills? Well the time to act is now! Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware are all now accepting applications for the Low Income Home Energy […]
“You’re talking about tens of millions of dollars that are being misspent that could be properly applied to people who truly need this program,” Auditor General Jack Wagner said. “This is a $257-million program. It serves over 400,000 Pennsylvania families and we need to get it right.”
By Jim Donovan: In Pennsylvania the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) application deadline has been extended to April 15. With more than $85 million still available in LIHEAP assistance PECO and PGW customers should […]
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A coalition of consumers groups, city agencies, and charitable foundations is launching a counter-strike against plans by President Obama and the House of Representatives to make massive cuts to the Low Income […]
PGW says low-income Philadelphians could be in a heap of trouble if Congress okays President Obama’s plan to slash LIHEAP funding.