The program requires priority be given to those with the highest home energy needs, meaning low income households with high residential energy use, a high energy burden and/or the presence of a "vulnerable" individual in the household, such as a child age 5 and younger, disabled person, or an elderly individual. CEAP services include energy education, utility payment assistance, repair of existing heating and cooling units, and crisis-related purchase of air conditioning units.
Applicants will be required to submit information to DCHHS to determine eligibility.
Check to make sure that you can provide the following:
Proof of Citizenship for all household members
* Birth Certificate; or
* Passport; or
* Proof of Residency; or
* Texas Election Identification Certificate (EIC)
Proof of all income earned (or unearned) in the last 30 days for all household members
Social Security cards for all household members. (Not having one does not disqualify you.)
A valid identification card or driver's license for all household members 18 years and older
Children 17 years and under; two documents needed for ID purposes
Original electric and gas bill