(HANNIBAL)—Enrollment is underway for an energy assistance program administered in this area by the Northeast Community Action Corporation. NECAC spokesman Brent Engel says help is available for income-eligible people in paying their utility bills as cold weather increases the cost…

You do need to bring some items with you as you apply for help..

The money goes directly to the utility. NECAC administers the program for the Department of Social Services Division of Energy. Money is limited and available funds are expected to go fast.  A year ago… the program ran out of money December 1st. Engel says the money may be gone sooner this year.