CCSCT Releases Utility Assistance Applications for 2022
Community Council of South Central Texas announces CEAP funds availability for Utility Assistance.
South Central, TX: Community Council of South Central Texas is proud to announce the availability of funding for the Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (C.E.A.P.) provided by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. Funds are available to assist qualified Families in the following counties: Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Kinney, LaSalle, Live Oak, Maverick, McMullen, Medina, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde, Wilson, and Zavala.
The Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) combines education and financial assistance to help low-income consumers reduce their utility bills. Services include utility payment assistance for electric, natural gas, and propane.
CCSCT assigns priority to households with the least amount of income and the greatest energy costs. Priority is also given to vulnerable individuals 60 years and over, persons with disabilities and families with children five years of age or under. Eligible families may qualify for assistance up to $2,400. Non-vulnerable population households will receive up to 6 monthly payments; while vulnerable population households may receive up to12 monthly payments over a program year. In addition, households may qualify for HVAC appliance heating and cooling repairs for up to $7,500.
At this moment, application processing volume is high and turnaround is taking longer than normal. Due to this high demand, we humbly request our client’s patience. You may pick up an application at your local CCSCT office on their designated pick up days, or download a copy at, https://www.ccsct.org/utility-assistance-apply-for-services/ . Only complete applications with all necessary documents will be processed.
A list of County offices and contact numbers are available on our company website at www.ccsct.org. Please contact your specific county for questions, as each office has different processing schedules and procedures.
CCSCT is a non-profit community action agency that empowers vulnerable families and individuals in the greater South Central Texas area to achieve self-sufficiency by eliminating barriers through innovative programs and strong community partnerships. For more information, visit www.ccsct.org or follow us on the socials at https://linktr.ee/ccsct_cares.