Oklahoma

FY 2014/2015 Low-Income Energy Programs
Federal | Utility | Charitable

Federal

LIHEAP Contact
Public Inquiries: 1-866-411-1877 or 405-521-3444
Website: www.okdhs.org/programsandservices/liheap/

Local LIHEAP Administering Agency Contacts
www.okdhs.org/okdhslocal/

Weatherization Assistance Program
Local Administering Agency Contacts
Website

LIHEAP FY 2015 Funding (initial CR release that includes tribal awards)
$32,742,595

LIHEAP Income Eligibility Level
110% Federal Poverty Level

LIHEAP FY 2015 Benefit
Heating: $35 minimum, $220 maximum
Cooling: $1 minimum, $250 maximum
Crisis: $500 maximum

LIHEAP Households Served
(Estimate for FY 2013)
132,827

LIHEAP Program Dates
Heating: December 9 - December 31
Cooling: July 7 - July 15
Crisis: Starts March 24 (year-round crisis for life-threatening medical crisis)

Utility

Low-Income Rate Assistance

Oklahoma Gas & Electric
Eligible LIHEAP customers certified to OGE by the Department of Human services (DHS) receive a $10 credit per month on their bill. Contact your local Human Services Center to qualify for LIHEAP or contact OGE at 405-272-9741 or 1-800-272-9741 for more information.

Oklahoma Natural Gas
LIHEAP customers receive a reduced gas bill which averages $5.03 a month during the winter months (October through April) and $4.26 during the summer months (May through September). Call 1-800-664-5463 for more information.

Low-Income Energy Efficiency

Oklahoma Gas & Electric
Weatherization Residential Assistance Program (WRAP)
If you own or lease a single-family, duplex or mobile home and have an income of less than $50,000 a year, your home could be eligible for free weatherization services. Home improvement measures might include the following: attic insulation; weather sealing windows and doors; lighting efficiency and other miscellaneous thermal improvements For eligibility and participation, contact OG&E Customer Service at 405-272-9741 (metro Oklahoma City area customers) or 1-800-272-9741 (all others).

Emergency Charitable Assistance

Please note these charitable funds are last resort emergency funds with limited resources and limited times of operation.

Canadian Valley Electric Cooperative
Operation Roundup
Member donations provide funds to assist individuals and organizations with medical care, food, clothing, housing, educational assistance and other needed services that are not being met by other agencies. Application is available on the website.
For more information call 405-382-3680
www.canadianvalley.org/Roundup.html

Indian Electric Cooperative
Operation Round Up
Member donations assist organizations and individuals with a variety of worthy causes throughout the service area. To request an individual or non-profit organization Operation Round-Up grant application, please contact Clara Eulert, IEC Member Services, 918-295-9558 or 295-9500
www.iecok.com/community/operation_round_up.asp

Northeast Oklahoma Electric Cooperative
Operation Round-Up
In 1998, Northeast Electric launched the Operation Round-Up program. Collected money is placed into a benevolence fund and overseen by the Northeast Electric Cooperative Trust Foundation, Inc. The funds that accumulate in the foundation will be distributed to individuals and organizations which prove to be worthy of the funds. Proper application for funds must be made, and the governing board of trustees (separate from the cooperative's board) will determine who will receive assistance.
1-800-256-6405
www.neelectric.com/about-oru.html

Oklahoma Electric Cooperative
Operation Round-Up®
Member donations provide assistance to individuals and organizations experiencing hardships. An applicant is not required to be a member of OEC to receive assistance but must live in OEC's service area. Contact Tory Tedder-Loffland, OEC's Operation Round Up® coordinator, at 405-217-6726 if you have questions pertaining to the program. Download an application. See more program details at:
www.okcoop.org/content/operation-round-up%C2%AE

Oklahoma Gas & Electric
Lend-A-Hand
Customer contributions are forwarded to the Salvation Army which distributes the money to help pay for electricity, gas, fuel or firewood. For more information, please contact The Salvation Army office in your area. To locate the nearest office of The Salvation Army, call 405-840-0735.

Oklahoma Natural Gas
Share the Warmth
Customer donations assist persons over 62 and persons with disabilities in addition to others with inadequate cash resources for home-heating needs. Funds may be used to pay electric and propane if it is the main source of energy used to heat the home. Apply at the nearest Salvation Army.
1-800-664-5463
www.oklahomanaturalgas.com/en/about/corporateresponsibility/sharethewarmth.aspx

Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO)
LIGHT A LIFE Energy Fund
Contributions come from customers of PSO who also pay administrative costs. Donations from the community may go directly to the Salvation Army, which administers and distributes the fund.
918-599-2000

Page last updated: December 18, 2014