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Utility Assistance

The Energy and Housing Services Department is dedicated to supporting the basic needs of low income families in Kennebec, Lincoln, Sagadahoc and Somerset counties to help them promote self sufficiency with the numerous programs within the Department and its team of skilled staff.

Heating Assistance (LIHEAP)

Serving Somerset, Kennebec, Lincoln, and Sagadahoc Counties, KVCAP offers Fuel Assistance to qualifying households. Learn more about Heating Assistance.

Emergency Heating Assistance

Emergency heating assistance provided by ECIP is available once per season when funds are available. Learn more about obtaining Emergency Heating Assistance.

Heating System Repairs

The Central Heating Improvement Program (CHIP) is an emergency program that helps repair or replace dangerous, malfunctioning or non-working heating systems. Learn more about Heating System Repair services.

Low Income Assistance Program (LIAP)

A one-time electric bill credit to customers of Central Maine Power and Madison Electric. Learn more about qualifying for LIAP.