Corporation offers up $373,000 to pay Missouri utility bills

4 years 5 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, June 03 2015 Jun 3, 2015 Wednesday, June 03, 2015 10:22:00 AM CDT June 03, 2015 in News
By: James Packard, KOMU 8 Digital Prodcuer

COLUMBIA - The North East Community Action Corporation said Wednesday it was taking applications to have utility bills up to $300 paid off this summer. 

The federally-funded program pays overdue electricity bills for income-qualifying households. NECAC said it had $373,000 available for 12 Missouri counties including several mid-Missouri counties: Lincoln, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Ralls and Randolph.

The corporation said in 2014, assistance was provided to 1,400 households. It said the average payment was $226.

If you think you are eligible for a utility payment, contact NECAC by contacting the following number for your county:

· Lincoln County -- 636-528-7604
· Macon County -- 660-385-4616
· Marion County -- 573-221-7166
· Monroe County -- 660-327-4110
· Montgomery County -- 573-564-3606
· Pike County -- 573-324-2207
· Ralls County -- 573-985-2411
· Randolph County -- 660-263-659

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