People urged to apply for LIEAP today
Feb. 28 last day for home heating help program applications
by Wyoming Family Services
February 25, 2009
(Cheyenne) – The state’s home heating help program is still accepting applications, but only until Saturday.
"We’ve seen thousands and thousands of applications for, but we know there are folks who can benefit from the program and haven’t yet applied," said Wyoming Family Services spokesperson Juliette Rule.
The official LIEAP (pronounced lee-ap) application closing date is Saturday, Feb. 28 and applications must be post-marked on or before that date. The program helps single people, families and elders pay part of their home heating bill through May.
"There’s still benefit in applying," Rule said. "We can’t emphasize that enough."
LIEAP applications can be found on DFS’ homepage, at senior centers and local DFS offices throughout the state or by mail when requested by calling 800-246-4221 weekdays.
Mail completed applications to LIEAP, 2300 Capitol Ave., Third Floor Hathaway, Cheyenne, WY 82002 or fax application and supporting documentation to 307-777-6276.