LIHEAP http://wkms.org en Heating Subsidy Program Could See Cuts for Crisis Element http://wkms.org/post/heating-subsidy-program-could-see-cuts-crisis-element <p></p><p>The crisis element of the Low Income Heating Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, could face a five percent cut, lessening the aid for people in need during the coldest months of the year.</p><p>Community Action Kentucky Energy Program Director Mike Moynahan said LIHEAP faced a five percent cut last year because of sequestration, and it is unclear if it will face more cuts this year. He said he’ll know if the program faces the same cut it did last year in December. But, Moynahan said that’s not his biggest concern. Thu, 28 Nov 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Whitney Jones 36799 at http://wkms.org Heating Subsidy Program Could See Cuts for Crisis Element LIHEAP Funds Running Out for Western Kentucky http://wkms.org/post/liheap-funds-running-out-western-kentucky <p>Western Kentucky's energy assistance program for low-income families, or LIHEAP,&nbsp;has almost exhausted its yearly funding allowance. West Kentucky Allied Services administers the region's program. LIHEAP grant director Tony Dowty says they’re working with much less money than previous years. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:26:36 +0000 Shelly Baskin 27135 at http://wkms.org LIHEAP Numbers Decline With Warm Weather http://wkms.org/post/liheap-numbers-decline-warm-weather <p></p><p>The energy assistance program for low-income families, or LIHEAP (LYE-heep) is seeing a drop in Purchase area applicants by almost 25 percent this winter due to unusually warm weather. <a href="http://www.communityactionky.org/Agencies/AgencyList/WestKYAlliedServices.aspx">West Kentucky Allied Services</a> administers the program in Mayfield. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 22:37:38 +0000 John Walker 25289 at http://wkms.org LIHEAP Numbers Decline With Warm Weather