Heating Assistance for Needy Hoosiers


The cold weather means many of us are cranking up the heat. However, many Hoosier families are not taking advantage of heating help.

Consumer advocates say thousands of low-income Indiana families are not benefiting from heating assistance programs.

Spokesmen for the Citizens Action Coalition says about 60 percent of the roughly 500,000 eligible households do not take part in those programs.

Many who are eligible are often unaware such help exists.

There is a record $70 million set aside to help needy people pay their heating bills this winter.


WNDU - Channel 16 54516 State Road 933 South Bend, IN 46637 Front Desk: 574-284-3000 Newsroom: 574-284-3016 Email: newscenter16@wndu.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 4866761