Metro Action Opens on Saturday for families in need of help Paying Energy Bill
Metro Action Opens on Saturday for
families in need of help Paying Energy Bill
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Metropolitan Action Commission will be
open on this Saturday (September 19) to accept applications from families that
need help with paying their utility payments from 9am until 2pm.
The agency is located in the Clifford Allen Building, located
at 800 2nd Avenue North (37201).
Parking is available on site.
The Low Income Home
Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a one-time energy assistance program that
helps families with low incomes to meet their household energy costs.
Metro Action still
has funds available for eligible families that have not received assistance in
this current program year which started last October.
- Davidson County Resident
- Active Account with Energy Company (account not closed or final
- Proof of Income (go to Nashville.gov/mac for income guideline)
- Social security cards of everyone in the home
- Have not received help from Metro Action Energy program since
October 1, 2014
“Sometimes it’s hard
for families, particular working families to mail in or bring in their
applications through the week, so we are opening this Saturday to accept
applications on site,” said Marvin D. Cox, Community Services Director.
Funding from the Tennessee
Housing Development Agency (THDA) as a pass through grant from the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services, allows the Metro Action Commission to
administer LIHEAP in Davidson County.