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Energy Assistance

Community Services Director

Cindy Anderson
256-260-3103

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Low Income Home Energy Assistance

Assistance on a one-time basis to low income families to meet heating and cooling energy costs and to prevent energy from being terminated in health crisis situations. Funds are paid directly to utility companies and vendors.

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For General Information

To Schedule an Appointment

Central Office (Decatur):  256-355-7843

Morgan County: 256-260-4050

Cullman Office:  256-734-5170

Cullman County:  256-255-0454 

Moulton Office:  256-905-0963

Lawrence County:  256-522-0019

 

For households applying for first-time assistance, contact the Decatur office at 

256-260-3100

for pre-application guidance.

 

Federal Income Guidelines for Program Year 2018

Household 
Size

Income
Interval

Maximum Household 
Income*

1 Person

ANNUALLY

$18,084

MONTHLY

$1,507

2 Person

ANNUALLY

$24,360

MONTHLY

$2,030

3 Person

ANNUALLY

$30,624

MONTHLY

$2,552

4 Person

ANNUALLY

$36,900

MONTHLY

$3,075

5 Person

ANNUALLY

$43,164

MONTHLY

$3,597

6 Person

ANNUALLY

$49,440

MONTHLY

$4,120

7 Person

ANNUALLY

$55,704

MONTHLY

$4,642

8 Person

ANNUALLY

$61,980

MONTHLY

$5,165

9 Person

ANNUALLY

$68,244

MONTHLY

$5,687

10 Person

ANNUALLY

$74,520

MONTHLY

$6,210

11 Person

ANNUALLY

$80,784

MONTHLY

$6,732

12 Person

ANNUALLY

$87,048

MONTHLY

$7,254

 

*For households with more than twelve people, add $6,264 annually/$522 monthly for each additional person.

 

Did You Know?

Operation Warm

Operation Warm is a limited area energy program that provides assistance on a one time basis to persons who are elderly, handicapped, or in health crisis situations. Funding is provided by residents of Morgan and Lawrence counties through donation of $1.00 or more above their monthly Decatur Utilities, Hartselle Utilities, and Joe Wheeler Electric Member Cooperative bills.

Location: Morgan and Lawrence Counties

We encourage those served by Decatur Utilities, Hartselle Utilities and Joe Wheeler Electric Cooperative to take part in Operation Warm by donating $1.00 each month through their monthly bills and help our neighbors in need.

 

Operation SHARE

Operation SHARE is a limited area energy program created by the Cullman Power Board and the Cullman Electric Cooperative, in conjunction with the Salvation Army, that provides energy assistance to persons in the Cullman Power Board and the Cullman Electric Cooperative service area who are elderly, disabled, or needy. Funding is provided by Cullman Power Board and the Cullman Electric Cooperative service area residents that designate and contribute $1, $2 or $5 each month on their electric bill.

Location: Cullman County

We encourage those served by the Cullman Power Board and Cullman Electric Cooperative to take part in Operation SHARE by donating each month through their monthly bills and help our neighbors in need. 

 

Alabama Business Charitable Trust Fund – Utility Assistance

The nonprofit Alabama Business Charitable Trust Fund Trust (ABC Trust) was created by Alabama Power in 1992 to supplement other energy assistance efforts. The Trust works with community action agencies to help cover heating and cooling costs of low-income families and those struggling with temporary financial problems.