SIEOC: Grant Assists Local Families

Southeastern Indiana Economic Opportunity Corporation, which serves Ripley, Franklin, Dearborn, Ohio, Switzerland counties, is gearing up for their Energy Assistance program beginning Nov., 4.

The Energy Assistance program is a federally funded block grant offered through the United States Department of Health & Human Services and administered through the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority.

The program assists low-income families with the high cost of home energy.

According to the SIEOC, if you think you are within the following guidelines, contact their office.

Number in Household    Monthly Income    Annual Income

1                                         $1,436.25               $17,235.00

2                                           1,938.75                23,265.00

3                                           2,441.25                 29,295.00

4                                           2,943.75                35,325.00

5                                           3,446.25                 41,355.00

6                                           3,948.75                 47,385.00

7                                           4,451.25                 53,415.00

8                                            4,953.75                59,445.00

Each additional member add:    502.50              6,030.00

Contact the office for more detailed information, as they are multiple items needed during the time of application.

SEIOC’s main office is located at 110 Importing Street in Aurora, and they also have a satellite office at 528 Main Street, Brookville. SEIOCcan be reached at 812-926-1585 or toll free 888-292-5475


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