The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federally funded program that offers a variety of home energy assistance for those in need. LIHEAP helps individuals and families meet their energy needs through utility bill assistance and energy efficiency upgrades.
The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) provides funding to local non-profit and public agencies to help alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in their communities. Based on locally determined needs, CSBG agencies promote economic security through services that address homelessness, hunger, unemployment, health and nutrition, emergencies, and more.
The Low-Income Weatherization Program (LIWP) provides low-income households with rooftop solar photovoltaic systems and energy efficiency upgrades at no cost to residents. The program reduces greenhouse gas emissions and household energy costs by saving energy and generating clean renewable power. LIWP currently operates three program components: Multi-Family, Community Solar, and Farmworker Housing.
LIHEAP helps a retiree afford to heat her home.
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The Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County mobilized its community to build a new homeless services center.
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LIWP's Multi-Family Energy Efficiency and Renewables program helps families afford other necessities by reducing their high energy costs.
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