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Home Energy Assistance Target (HEAT Program)

 

Roosevelt HEAT Office

330 E 100 S

Roosevelt, Utah 84066

435-722-5218

 

Vernal HEAT Office

1625 W Hwy 40, Dinah Plaza

Vernal, Utah 84078

435-781-2021

 

State HEAT website

http://jobs.utah.gov/housing/seal/heat.html

 

 

 The HEAT Program begins on November 1 and closes on April 30 each year.  The phone lines are open the last week of October to accept phone calls to schedule appointments for the HEAT Season. 

 HEAT provides a one time winter utility assistance payment to low-income households, targeting those who are truly vulnerable – the lowest income households with the highest heating costs: the disabled, elderly and families with preschool-age children. 

The following list is what the clients will need to bring when they come for their appointment:

Picture Identification, one of the following for each adult over the age of 18: Passport, Current Driver’s License, State ID, US Citizenship & Immigration, Permanent Resident papers

Social Security cards for everyone living in the household at the time of application

A copy of the most recent and active utility bills from each utility supplier (gas/propane/wood/oil/coal/electric)

Proof of ALL income received by all household members in the month prior to the appointment, or in the month prior to the date the application is mailed or is completed by an outreach worker.  Income is considered to be the following:  Wages, Self Employment, Unemployment, Workman’s Compensation, Child Support, Alimony, Rental Income, Oil & Gas payments, etc.

Proof of medical expenses paid in the month prior to the month of the appointment

Proof of any child support and/or alimony paid in the month prior to the month of the appointment

Proof of disability

Proof of at least one child in the home age five (5) or under (birth certificate or  blessing certificate, hospital birth record, etc.)

If there is missing information after the initial appointment, the client will have 10 days to return the requested verification.  The HEAT worker does have 45 days  from the date of the appointment to complete the work on the application.  The State of Utah will issue a letter giving the client the dollar amount of the Heat benefit received.   The application may be denied if the client does not return all requested verification or falsifies their information.

A mail in application is available at the following website:

http://jobs.utah.gov/housing/seal/heat.html

 

Three other discount programs offered in conjunction with HEAT are for Moon Lake Electric, Questar and Rocky Mountain Power customers.  

Moon Lake customers are required to apply at least 25% of their benefit to the electric account to receive the $100 Residential Energy Assistance. The client will need to take the letter from the State of Utah to their local office.

Questar customers will receive $61 Energy Assistance payment applied to their account when they become eligible for a HEAT benefit.

Rocky Mountain Power has HELP (Home Energy Lifeline Program) which gives the customer up to $11 a month credit for a year when they are eligible for the HEAT Program.