CAVC helps low-income families pay energy bills
Santa Paula News
Published: February 13, 2009
Need help with your gas or electric bill?
Community Action of Ventura County (CAVC) is offering financial help to low-income households through its Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP).
Those who qualify also may also be eligible for CAVCs no-cost residential weatherization program that provides minor home repairs; furnace, water heater and refrigerator repair or replacement; and replaces old light bulbs with energy-efficient ones.
Interviews are by appointment at CAVCs offices at 621 Richmond Ave., in Oxnard, and at 946 E. Thompson Blvd., in Ventura. Call 436-4023 or 436-4025 for an application packet to be mailed to you.
CAVC, formerly called the Commission on Human Concerns, is a nonprofit group that helps low-income, disadvantaged and at-risk families and individuals to become self-sufficient through a variety of programs and services. Started in 1965, CAVC serves about 20,000 clients a year.
For more information on HEAP and other CAVC programs and services, call 436-4000 or 648-6088. Or visit its Web site at www.ca-vc.org.