Deadline to Apply for Winter Utility Assistance is March 31
Time is running out to apply for utility assistance in Missouri.
The deadline for the winter portion of the programs is March 31st. NECAC is taking applications from income-qualifying people at its service centers in Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Ralls, Randolph, St. Charles, Shelby and Warren counties.
There are two types of assistance available -- the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program and the Energy Crisis Intervention Program. Both are federally funded, with payments going directly to utility companies.
More information is available by calling a NECAC County Service Center or 573-324-0120.