Heating assisitance available soon

Need help with winter heating costs?

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is starting soon. Coastal Community Action Program will open phone lines Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 to begin making appointments for LIHEAP. Appointments can also be made on-line at www.coastalcap.org.

The program provides financial assistance to help income eligible households make home heating more affordable.

If you live in the Raymond/South Bend area, you can call 360-942-5739 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to make an appointment. For all other areas please call 533-5100 or 800-828-4883 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Income guidelines are:

(Household size, total household income) 1, $1,164; 2, $1,576; 3, $1,989; 4, $2,401; 5, $2,814.