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Connecticut CAA Energy Assistance Program Accepting Applications

CAFCA | January 23, 2018 |

Connecticut’s Community Action Agencies (CAAs) are accepting energy assistance applications for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funding. At this time, the program has been funded at 90% of its overall allocation of LIHEAP funds. For Connecticut, that amounts to a little over $63 million. The Connecticut Department of Social Services oversees the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) and it is administered by the CT CAAs.

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$67M in LIHEAP Funds Released; Fuel Deliveries to Start November 15th

CAFCA | November 16, 2017 |

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) just released $67,255,113 in Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funding. This amount is 90% of LIHEAP funds allocated for the State of Connecticut.

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$70 Million in LIHEAP Funds Released; Fuel deliveries to Begin November 9th

CAFCA | October 31, 2016 |

(New Britain) The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) just released $70,021,208 in Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) funding for the State of Connecticut.

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Dr. James Gatling: Protecting LIHEAP Funding

CT House Democrats | October 07, 2011 | CAFCA, CEAP, CHAP, Community Action, Energy Assistance, Heating Assistance, House Democrats, Human Services, LIHEAP, Low Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program

Dr. James Gatling, President/CEO of NOI, Inc. and CAFCA Board Chair, speaks at Congressman Murphy's press conference about the vital nature of LIHEAP (Heating/Energy Assistance). LIHEAP does make the difference between life and death for some families, we simply can't afford to jeopardize the program or the people it supports in any way.

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Marisa Galdi LIHEAP Interview with Derek Haviland

WFUV 90.7 FM | August 09, 2011 | Energy Assistance, LIHEAP, Low Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program, Maris Galdi, Poverty, Summer Heat, Summer LIHEAP Awareness Day, WFUV, Winter Cold

WFUV Anchor Jerry Barmash discusses Marisa Galdi's story on the importance of the Low Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the essential nature of the program. Includes comments from CAFCA spokesperson.

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Advocates decry cuts in heating assistance program

New Haven Register | August 03, 2011 | Community Action Agencies, Energy Assistance, LIHEAP, Low Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program, Senator Martin Looney

Senate Majority Leader Martin M. Looney, D-New Haven, said 113,000 low-income households statewide received assistance last year, when the average benefit was $863. To qualify, recipients can only earn up to 150 percent of the federal poverty level, or $33,000 for a family of four.

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CAFCA & Operation Fuel's LIHEAP Awareness Day

CT-N | August 03, 2011 | , Energy Assistance, LIHEAP, Low Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program

CT-N's full coverage of the CAFCA/Operation Fuel LIHEAP Awareness Day Press Conference held on August 2nd, 2011.

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Conn. groups oppose cuts in federal energy help

News 8 WTNH | August 02, 2011 | Budget Cuts, CAFCA, Connecticut Association for Community Action, Heating Assistance, LIHEAP, Operation Fuel, Safety Net, Social Services

CAFCA , Operation Fuel and state lawmakers urged Connecticut's congressional delegation to fight proposed cuts to the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). LIHEAP funds are distributed through the Connecticut Association for Community Action.

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