LIHEAP program out of funds for emergency home heating assistance
MAYFIELD, Ky.- Low-income individuals and families who rely on financial assistance from West Kentucky Allied Services to heat their homes are out of luck, because the LIHEAP program is out of money.
They started out with more than $933,000 on January 13th. Now, they're down to zero less than a month later. The assistant executive director says the constant cold and higher than normal prices for propane are both partly to blame. The agency and its customers are both waiting to see if and when more money is coming