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Winter Crisis Funds Begins November 1, 2019

Public Notice/ News Release LEADS Community Action Agency

Winter Crisis Funds Begins November 1, 2019

LEADS Community Action Agency will have funds available for income­ eligible households with their gas and electric bills through The Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as the

Winter Crisis Program.  To qualify the household must be in a disconnect/off status.  Assistance is also available for bulk fuel, like propane, fuel oil, wood, kerosene or coal, if you have a 10-day or less supply.

Required Documentation: All 18 years or older household members must provide 30 day’s Income, Current Gas and Electric Bill, Lease agreement (for Renter) Food stamp award letters, social security card for all household members, Photo-ID

ATTENTION:  Zero Income- Household members must provide documentation on how they maintain household without income or a Tax Return Transcript.

Please contact your local LEADS office to Schedule an appointment

Newark Center (740) 345-3133

Buckeye Lake Center (740) 928-4481

Pataskala Center (740) 927-9861

175% 2019 Federal Income Guideline

Household Size



Yearly Income Limit



30-Day Income Limit



2 $28,805.00  $2,400.42
3 $36,365.00  $3,030.42
4 $43,925.00  $3,660.42
5 $51,485.00  $4,290.42
6 $59,045.00  $4,920.42
7 $66,605.00  $5,550.42
8 $74,165.00  $6,180.42