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helps keep families safe and healthy through initiatives that assist families with energy costs. We provide federally funded assistance in managing costs associated with home energy-related minor home repairs. LIHEAP can help you stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer through programs that reduce the risk of health and safety problems that arise from unsafe heating and cooling practices.
authorizes authorities the specific services administered through this federal block grant program, which is the cornerstone of family based services offered by MCCSA. Through case management, CSBG assists in solving real-life problems by enabling families to attain self-sufficiency. By addressing problems in the areas of employment, education, health, housing, nutrition, and income management, the program serves a broad segment of the MCCSA target population ranging from adolescents to the elderly.
is to increase the energy efficiency of homes for low-income people-primarily the elderly, disabled, and families with children. The program reduces heating and cooling cost while improving the health and safety of its clients. Applicants must meet federal poverty guidelines to be eligible for assistance. A technician conducts an energy audit on single-family, multi-family, or mobile home dwellings. Diagnostic equipment is used to identify air infiltration imbalances and areas of heat loss. Technicians also evaluate related health and safety conditions, such as carbon monoxide hazards, gas leaks, or moisture problems. Weatherization crews install the most cost effective energy efficient measures, based on the results of the energy audit