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If you need help finding local energy assistance resources, call the National Energy Assistance Referral hotline toll-free at 1-866-674-6327 or email energyassistance@ncat.org (TTY 1-866-367-6228)



The NEAR hotline is maintained by the LIHEAP Clearinghouse, a program of the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. It is not affiliated with the Campaign for Home Energy Assistance.

 

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States and Solar Power






Synergy at Work for Long-term Energy Savings and Solutions By Jake Brown   Many of the brightest minds in the business have racked their heads for years – in many cases likely banging them against the wall in frustration at Washington’s gridlock – over developing…

LIHEAP: Saving Lives in Native American Tribes






By Jake Brown Native American Tribal Nations have traditionally enjoyed a relationship with the federal government as unique as their heritage as North America’s first inhabitants. Throughout the 20th century, the dominion of these tribes’ territories has become formally defined to include sovereignty and self-determination,…

Indiana: LIHEAP Local Profile






By Jake Brown Known as the Hoosier state for its famed college basketball team, Indiana has long held a unique distinction among the Midwestern states as “the crossroads of America.”  This past year, that moniker took on a crisis-like context amid being hit in its…

Local LIHEAP Profiles: October 2012






By Jake Brown Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley took to front pages of The Boston Herald this past month to advocate on behalf of LIHEAP-dependant “families across Massachusetts and the Northeast” who she explained are in desperate need of program funding because they’ve “continued to…

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