MEDIA CONTACT:  Julie Willmot
(609) 278-7137

TRENTON, N.J. - The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in Mercer County will officially close for the season on April 30, announced County Executive Brian M. Hughes.

The Mercer County Housing and Community Development office will offer extended office hours on Monday, April 29, and Tuesday, April 30, the final two days to apply for assistance. Clients will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on those days.

To apply, please contact the Mercer County Housing and Community Development Office at (609) 989-6858 or 989-6959 or visit the Office on the fourth floor of the County Administration Building at 640 South Broad St.

Individuals meeting various income qualifications can continue to apply for bill payment assistance, energy crisis assistance, and energy-related home repairs until Tuesday, April 30.

Money is from the federally funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), and funding levels are established annually. The County’s Weatherization and Universal Service Fund programs are year-round.