Commonwealth of PA Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
What is LIHEAP?
The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant. You do not have to repay it.
To receive help…
- You don’t have to be on public assistance
- You don’t need to have an unpaid heating bill.
- You can either rent or own your home.
How do I apply?
- Apply online at: http://www.compass.state.pa.us
- Request an application by calling the Statewide LIHEAP Hotline at 1-866-857-7095 or TDD for the hearing impaired 1-800-451-5886.
- Applications are available at your local county assistance office
We are now accepting applications for the new 2018-2019 Electric Budget Plan. You must have a current balance before entering into the budget plan. If you a past due amount, you must pay that amount and be current. All applicants must be a resident of Catawissa Borough for at least (1) year.
The budget period will start in November 2018 thru August 2019. You can find the application for the Electric Budget Plan on our website under forms. or stop by the Borough Hall at 307 Main Street Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. to pick one up.
Borough Residents there is grant money available through PA Pets for anyone interested in helping with the trapping , neutering and release of the feral cats within the borough. Many residents have shared their concerns with this ongoing issue. Now is the time to get involved! The fees for spaying/ neutering of Feral Cats caught in the Catawissa Borough are now free until all of the grant money is used up. Applications are available at the Catawissa Borough Hall at 307 Main Street from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or you can contact PA Pets Representative Jo Wright at 1-610-283-1832. Make sure when filling out your application, where the income guidelines are please cross that out and write “Catawissa Cat Grant Project”. This has been done for you on the applications available at the Borough Hall.
Catawissa Borough is accepting reservations for our Community Center located at 319 Pine St Catawissa. The fee is $30 for Catawissa Residents and $50 for non-residents plus a $100 security deposit. The Community Center can be rented for a Business Event, Private Use, Community Sponsored Event or a Non- Profit Meeting. A copy of the Rental Policy is available for review Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at The Catawissa Borough Hall 307 Main St. Catawissa.