CAVC helps low-income families pay energy bills

February 13, 2009
Santa Paula News

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 CAVC’s 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 CAVC’s 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

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