Assistance may be provided regardless of whether the applicant has received previous utility assistance.
The program will consist of three application rounds:
- Round 1: October 19-30, 2020
- Round 2: November 2-27, 2020
- Round 3: November 30-December 11, 2020
Clients can be awarded up to $1,000 in each round (please remember we can only pay the balance due on the electric bill, so many may get less than $1,000)
Eligible households must have lost jobs, been furloughed or experienced a reduction of income after March 1, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no income limit for this program.
- Proof of loss of income.
- Photo ID for household member who lost income due to COVID.
- Lease or ownership proof is required if the client’s ID does not match the address on the bill.
- Water and/or Electric bills.
A list of frequently asked questions is located here: https://leeflcares.com/faq#individual
Clients can apply beginning after 8 am on Monday, October 19, 2020.