The Alleghany County Department of Social Services (DSS) will begin taking application for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) on December 1, 2022. Households containing a person age 60 and above or households containing a disabled person receiving assistance through the Division of Aging and Adult Services are potentially eligible to receive benefits December 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022, or until funds are exhausted. Any household can potentially receive benefits January 3, 2023 – March 31, 2023, or until funds are exhausted. Telephone applications are encouraged this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Households wishing to apply for this program should call the DSS office at 336-372-2411 during office hours 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.
Funding is limited. Benefits are issued on a first come first served basis.