Lebanon, OH (FOX19) – The Emergency HEAP Assistance Program (E-HEAP) is gearing up for a busy season. E-HEAP, administered by Warren County Community Services, Inc. (WCCS), is preparing to assist families and individuals who are faced with a disconnection notice, have had their utilities turned off, or have less than a 10 day supply of bulk fuel.
From October 18, 2010 through April 15, 2011, customers may use the Winter Reconnect Order to maintain or connect utility service for a maximum payment of $175. All regulated natural gas and electric companies – Duke and DP&L - must comply with the Winter Reconnect Order issued by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO).
There is no income eligibility requirement to use the Winter Reconnect Order (“winter rule”).