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Priority in energy assistance, as well as the level of assistance, is based on the energy burden, income, and size of the applicants household as well as the presence of vulnerable household members (i.e. frail elderly, handicapped, and infants).


Clients do not need an appointment to pick up or fill out applications.






To complete your application for energy assistance you must
Provide the following information or your application could be denied

1.  Proof of Current Gross Monthly Income for each member of Household.
     Please provide the following documentation for all income sources
that are applicable:
  • Zero income - THDA form completed stating how the household is existing (forms are located in
            MECAA offices or click to download here)
  • SSI and VA* – Current Award Letter
  • Social Security or Regular Monthly Check* – Current Award Letter
  • Employment - 8 consecutive weeks of pay stubs
  • Self-Employment – Record of last 8 weeks earning. Break down in categories of Gross, Business
            Expense and Net Income.

*NOTE: If no Cost of Living increase was received in the monthly check,
please provide the current letter you received of no change and your last award letter stating amount.
2.  Utility Bills from last twelve months (active account only). If you do not keep your
     utility stubs, you CAN get a printout from the utility board.
     If you use wood, coal, kerosene, etc. Turn in your receipts for the last twelve
3.  Birth Dates for each Household member.

4.  Social Security Cards are required for each household member. Inability or refusal to provide may result
     in denial, unless child under 1 year of age.

5.  Veteran/Active Military must provide their DD-214 (Veterans) and DD Form 2 or 2A (Active Military)

6.  Place proper postage and return address on your envelope. Failure in doing so may result in your
     application being left at the Post Office/returned.

7.  Please Note: Any original documents you send of your income, utilities, etc, will not be returned. Please
     send copies.


Click to Download the LIHEAP Application



Click to Download the General  Intake Application



For More Information on the LIHEAP Program, visit the link below!


Tennessee Housing Development Agency


 Mid- East Community Action Agency
Central Administrative Office
P.O. Box 790
Suite 500, 1000 Bradford Way
Kingston TN 37763
Phone: (865) 248-8661
Fax: (865) 248-8664
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30am to 4:00pm

Friday 7:30am to 1:00pm

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