Posted on: January 5, 2018

Westar Energy - Low Income Assistance

Low-income utility assistance opportunities are coming soon to your area...

The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a federally funded utility assistance program. The application period begins January16, 2018 and ends March 31, 2018. 

To qualify for LIEAP, applicants must be living at the address, be personally responsible for the heating and cooling costs, and have a combined gross income that does not toexceed 130% of the federal poverty level (see chart below). 

Maximum Gross Monthly Income (before taxes)

1person           $1,307
2 people           $1,760
3 people           $2,213
4 people           $2,665
5 people           $3,118
6 people           $3,571
7 people           $4,024

** add $453 for each additionalperson **

A Westar representative will be assisting with LIEAP applications at the following locations:


• 1/16 – Colvin Community Resource Center (Planeview) 9am-4pm

Address: 2820 S Roosevelt

• 1/17 – Oaklawn Senior Center 8:30am-3:30pm

Address: 2937 Oaklawn Dr

• 1/22 – Shady Way Plaza 9am-4pm

Address: 1421 N Spruce St

• 1/23 – Center of Hope 8am-4pm

Address: 400 N Emporia Ave

• 1/24 – Dear Neighbor 9am-4pm

Address: 1329 S Bluffview

• 2/1 – Northeast Senior Center 9am-4pm

Address: 2121 E 21st St N

Please bring utility account numbers, proof of income and social security numbers for all members of the household.

This message is for informational purpose only.

 Thank you.

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