TOPEKA, Kan. — Westar Energy customer advisers are assisting Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) applicants over the upcoming weeks.
They will be in Hutchinson on two dates.
The first will be at the Salvation Army on Jan. 29. The second will be on Feb. 19. Times at both locations will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Since 2010, Westar Energy customer advisers have partnered with community service organizations to provide on-site support for more than 3,500 households applying for LIEAP funds. Applications are being accepted through March 29 at 5 p.m.
LIEAP is a federally funded program that helps eligible households pay a portion of their home energy costs by providing a one-time per year benefit.
To learn more about eligibility requirements or to fill out a LIEAP application, visit the Kansas Department for Children and Families website or call 1-800-432-0043.