More funds available in Pender County for energy assistance program
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — If you live in Pender County and need assistance paying your utility bill, you can apply for help until the end of the month.
According to Pender County’s Department of Social Services, additional LIEAP funds are now available.
LIEAP, which stands for Low Income Energy Assistance Program, is federally funded and provides a one-time payment to help eligible families pay their heating bills.
Applications will be accepted at Pender County DSS, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
You can also apply at the Hampstead Annex every Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Pender County DSS says applications will be accepted through March 28.
Funds will only be availabe for those who have not already applied and received.