Applications will be taken starting November 1, 2017 for the 2017-2018 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance
Program. (October 2, 2017 for households with elderly/disabled member). This program is funded by the
Department of Health and Human Services through the Iowa Department of Human Rights/DCAA, and has been
established to help qualifying low-income Iowa homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating
The Mahaska County Sieda Community Action at 114 N. Market, in Oskaloosa will be taking applications from
November 1, 2017 through April 30, 2018 (October 2, 2017 for households with elderly/disabled member).
Applicants will need to furnish some form of identification, a copy of their most recent heating and electric bill,
telephone bill, and proof of all household members’ gross income for the past three months or for the past calendar
The Mahaska County Resource Center is open Monday-Friday, 8:00 – 4:30. For further information, contact the
Mahaska County Resource Center at 641-673- 8758.
The assistance is based on household income, household size, type of fuel, and other factors.
Eligibility for participation is established according to the following federal income guidelines: