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Westar Energy Low Income Energy Assistance Program

January 05, 2018

Click Here to be Directed to Westar Energy's Website for LIEAP Details and locations

LIEAP (Low Income Energy Assistance Program)

  • 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.
  • The 2018 application period is January 16 through March 31, 2018.
  • Learn more about eligibility and submit an online application at the Kansas Department for Children and Families website.

Westar customer advisers are available to help fill out LIEAP applications at the following time/locations. Please bring utility account numbers, proof of income and social security numbers for all members of the household

To qualify for LIEAP, applicants must be living at the address, be personally responsible for the heating and cooling costs, and have a combined gross income that does not to exceed 130% of the federal poverty level (see chart below).

 

Maximum Gross Monthly Income (before taxes)

1 person           $1,307
2 people           $1,760
3 people           $2,213
4 people           $2,665
5 people           $3,118
6 people           $3,571
7 people           $4,024

** add $453 for each additional person **

 

A Westar representative will be assisting with LIEAP applications at the following locations:

 

Wichita
• 1/16 – Colvin Community Resource Center (Planeview) 9am-4pm  Address:  2820 S Roosevelt

• 1/17 – Oaklawn Senior Center    8:30am-3:30pm  Address:  2937 Oaklawn Dr 

• 1/22 – Shady Way Plaza             9am-4pm   Address:  1421 N Spruce St

• 1/23 – Center of Hope               8am-4pm  Address:  400 N Emporia Ave

• 1/24 – Dear Neighbor                 9am-4pm  Address:  1329 S Bluffview

• 2/1 – Northeast Senior Center    9am-4pm  Address:  2121 E 21st St N 

 

Topeka

• 1/16 – Salvation Army                                  9am-4pm  Address:  1320 SE 6th Ave

• 1/25 – Community Action (Avondale East)     9am-4pm  Address:  455 SE Golf Park Blvd

• 1/30 – Catholic Charities                              1pm-4pm  Address:  234 S Kansas Ave

 

Manhattan

• 1/23 – Shepherd’s Crossing           9am-3pm  Address:  621 Humboldt St 

 

Salina

• 1/16 – Salina Food Bank               9am-4:30pm  Address:  255 S Chicago St

• 1/18 – Salina Community Health   9am-4pm  Address:  651 E Prescott

 

Lawrence

• 1/17 – Lawrence Douglas Co Housing     9am-6pm    Address:  1600 Haskell Ave #187

 

SE Kansas

• 1/25 – Pittsburg Salvation Army             9am-3pm  Address:  307 E 5th St

• 1/29 – Parsons Labette Assistance         9am-4pm  Address: 601 N 30th St

• 1/30 – Fort Scott Chamber                    9am-3pm  Address: 231 E Wall St

 

Leavenworth

• 1/23 – Catholic Charities         9am-4pm  Address:  716 N 5th St

 

Emporia

• 1/25 – Salvation Army             9am-3pm  Address:  327 Constitution St

 

Atchison

• 1/19 – Project Concern           9am-12pm  Address:  504 Kansas Ave

• 1/19 – Catholic Charities        9am-12pm  Address:  502 Kansas Ave

• 1/19 - Salvation Army             1pm-4pm  Address:  926 Commercial St

 

Olathe

• 1/24 - Catholic Charities         8:30am-4:30pm  Address: 333 E Poplar St A

 

Hutchinson

• 1/22 – Salvation Army             9am-4pm  Address:  700 N Walnut St 

 

Please bring utility account numbers, proof of income and social security numbers for all members of the household.

 
 

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