In Crawford, Perry and Spencer Counties, assistance may be available to help low-income, elderly and disabled households in paying their winter heating bills.
This program provides one-time benefit on electric bills. At risk households with a medical need may be eligible for a window air conditioner unit.
In Crawford, Perry and Spencer Counties, assistance may be available to provide homeowners and renters with weatherization measures to make their homes more energy efficient and reduce long-term energy usage.
Through funds received from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Emergency Food and Shelter Program, LHDC provides assistance, which supplements the needs of local food pantries.
LHDC provides rental assistance, through Section 8 vouchers, in Crawford, Gibson, Spencer, Warrick and Vanderburgh Counties.
LHDC contracts with the Cannelton Housing Authority to administer this program which provides rental assistance through Section 8 vouchers in Cannelton and Perry County (excluding Tell City).
LHDC offers Individual Development Accounts (IDA’s) – matched savings account program for qualified persons to be used for purchasing a home or vehicle, owner occupied rehabilitation of a home, starting a business, and attending college or other training.”
Retired and senior volunteers, age 55 and over, provide volunteer services at community worksites, such as schools, libraries, and food pantries, throughout Crawford, Perry and Spencer Counties. For information, contact the RSVP Director, located in the LHDC Perry County Community Services Center, 1-800-467-1435, ext. 230.
The Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program provides vouchers to income eligible elderly or disabled persons, to be utilized to purchase fresh, nutritious produce and items at local Farmer’s Markets.
508 W 5th Street
English, IN 47118
(Tuesday & Wednesday)
302 Main Street
Tell City, IN 47586
(Monday - Friday)
501 Washington St.
Rockport, IN 47635
(Thursday & Friday)