Energy and Environment

Benefits Check Up

This site, from the National Council on Aging, provides various free benefits checking tools to see what assistance you may be eligible for in housing, medical services, prescriptions, legal services, utilities, taxes and more

Website: www.benefitscheckup.org

Posted in Elderly and Aging, Energy and Environment, Financial Assistance, Housing Information, Medical

Environmental Protection Agency

US Environmental Protection Agency – Green Vehicle Guide gives information on vehicles that are less harmful to the environment

Website: www.epa.gov

Posted in Automotive, Energy and Environment

LIHEAP Clearinghouse

A website that lists each state’s low-income energy programs including state, utility-funded, and charitable. Click on State Programs and then click on your State to find listings.

Website: liheap.ncat.org

Posted in Consumer Information - General, Elderly and Aging, Energy and Environment, Financial Assistance

National Energy Assistance Referral

Low Income Energy Assistance Program

Heating and cooling assistance for low-income households. Those seeking help can call the National Energy Assistance Referral (NEAR) project toll-free at 1-866-674-6327 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) or email NEAR at energyassistance@ncat.org. Please include your city, county and state in your email message.

Phone: 1-866-674-6327

Posted in Consumer Information - General, Elderly and Aging, Energy and Environment, Financial Assistance