LIHEAP applications to be taken in Fordyce


Central Arkansas Development Council will begin taking applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program at Mass Intake Days across the state Jan. 7-11.

In Dallas County, applications will be accepted 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Wednesday beginning Jan. 7 at the CADC Fordyce Office, 410 E. 4th St. Details: 870-352-8894.

Applicants for LIHEAP assistance must meet income guidelines. For a household of one, monthly countable income is $1,481. The income eligibility limits are set at 60 percent of the state’s median income level. Countable income includes check stubs, child support, unemployment, housing utility assistance, SSI, SSA, TEA, VAS and retirement benefits.

To apply for assistance, the household should bring proof of income for all household members 18 years or older for the previous month, proof of child support, proof of unemployment for all household members age 18 and older, proof of social security, retirement, pensions, workman’s comp or disability, proof of utility allowance and if no income, proof of how bills are being paid. Social security numbers and birth dates for all household members are required. Failure to provide verification requested may result in delay or denial of assistance. Allow agency 35 days to make payment.