People to contact:
Cindy Balde, Energy Assistance Coordinator
401 S.E. 6th Street, Suite 001,
Evansville IN 47713
(812) 425-4241 Ext. 3934
Office hours: 8 AM - 4 PM, Monday thru Thursday; 8 AM - 6 PM, Wednesday
ENERGY ASSISTANCE INFORMATION ONLY: (812) 425-4241 Choose option 1, then 1 again for information.
Andrea Boberg, Posey County Office Manager
1113 Main Street, Mt. Vernon IN 47620
Office hours: 8 AM - 4 PM, Monday thru Friday
Gibson County Office Manager
115 N Prince Street, Princeton IN 47670
Office hours: 9 AM to 5 PM, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - Call for Information
Number of households served in 2012: 5,000+
To assist qualified households with payment of electric, gas and bulk fuel costs. Winter heating program assistance normally runs from October through March. Summer cooling program may be available for those requiring assistance due to medical reasons during times of extreme heat.
Qualified customers may receive one-time financial assistance and/or assistance with delinquent/disconnected utilities in order to restore service.
What program can/cannot do:
Program can assist in paying delinquent/disconnected utility costs in order to restore service.
Program cannot pay reconnection fees or utility deposits.
Program cannot pay water bills.
Who is eligible:
Households with an annual income at or below 150% of the current poverty guideline.
Information/documentation required for application:
Potential customers may call the ENERGY INFORMATION ONLY line at (812) 425-4241 (choose option 1, then 1 again for information) for current program and application information.
Program is to assist qualified customers with assistance during peak usage months. It is not intended to pay total utility costs during these peak usage months, and customers should continue to pay their portion of their utility bills. Qualified customers with approved applications are covered by a state moratorium whereby regulated utilities may not be disconnected from December 1st to March 15th of the current heating season.
US Department of Energy, Low Income Home Energy