About Community Action Partnership - Established in March 1965 under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. - Nonprofit Organization Incorporated under the Nonprofit Alabama Corporation Act and under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. - Recognized by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and Other Units of Government to Achieve a National Strategic Plan.
Our Promise Community Action Partnership changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.
Our Mission To enhance the quality of life through the mobilization of federal, state, and local resources in order to provide advocacy, economic development, and assistance to move low-income people toward self-sufficiency.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Low income individuals and families often cannot afford the cost of energy to heat their homes during the winter or cool their homes in the summer. CAPHMLC administers the LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) which assists eligible households with utility deposits and/or utility payments. Funds are paid directly to utility companies and vendors. Assistance may be received up to four times per year based on eligibility requirements.
What To Bring To Your Appointment
Documents to bring to appointment:
- Picture ID of applicant - Social security cards for everyone in the household - Current utility bill or a deposit quote from utility company if utility deposit is needed. (Please note only households with small children age 5 or younger, elderly or disabled will be eligible for utility deposits). - Proof of income for the previous month for the entire household; Most recent Social Security award letters or previous months’ check stubs. Or, Documentation from DHR showing total number of people in the household and total household income. Or, Unemployed, persons 18 and older must provide Notarized ADECA Form 125 (“No Income Form”) signed by a reliable person in a position to know the circumstances of the household. (Forms may be picked up at any CAP locations, including the Central Office - 3516 Stringfield Road) - If living in public housing or Section 8, you must provide documentation of utility allowance (lease or tenant profile).
All required documentation must be provided at the time of appointment. Missing information may result in your appointment being cancelled.