300 Lynchburg Road
Lake Alfred, FL - 33850
This office provides Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP), assists low-income households, with at least one person age 60 and older, when the households are experiencing a home energy emergency. A home energy emergency may result from a delinquent utility bill, lack of fuel or wood, or the receipt of a shut off notice. Payments are for home heating or cooling and other emergency energy-related costs during the heating (October-March) and cooling (April-September) seasons.Eligible households may be provided one benefit per season, up to $600 per season. Program beneficiaries may receive vouchers to purchase blankets, portable heaters, and fans. The program can also help pay for repairs to existing heating or cooling equipment or for re-connection fees. Eligibility: Documented heating or cooling emergency, at least one individual age 60 or older in the home, and a gross household annual income equal to or less than 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines...
495 East Summerlin Street
Bartow, FL - 33830
Program provides financial assistance with rent or utilities to those who qualify. Electric Service Payment Assistance, Rent Payment Assistance, Water Service Payment Assistance Office hours: Mondays through Fridays: 8:30am to 4:30pm. Call for complete information. ..
215 E Magnolia Street
Lakeland, FL - 33801
The Lighthouse Ministries is a homeless shelter that provides three free visits a month and after that, it is $7 a night. Dinner and chapel services are at no charge. They also offer a thrift store, children's programs and an adult education center...
814 North Kentucky Ave
Lakeland, FL - 33801
Open five or six days weekly, has a regular staff and provides multiple services. Must be uninsured and not receiving any insurance of any kind. Must have a Polk County Identification. Must meet income requirements (less than 200% of federal poverty guidelines)...
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