STEPS Inc. – Energy Share
- Organization Details
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Individuals are required to be over the age of 60 or have a Disconnection Notice from their power company.
CONTACT: Michele Childress, Energy Share Case Manager,
225 Industrial Park Road, Farmville, VA 23901, 434-315-5909 Ext. 203.
- Services Offered
To assist citizens who fall within certain parameters with their heating/cooling expenses.
In the heating season, Energy Share will fund up to $600.00 towards a household’s heating expenses. This can be assisting with an electric bill or payment for oil, propane or wood. Citizens over the age of 60 can qualify for assistance twice in a season but cannot exceed the $600.00 maximum.
In the cooling season, Energy Share will fund up to $300.00 of a household’s cooling source. Citizens over the age of 60 can qualify for assistance twice in a season but cannot exceed the $300.00 maximum. Due to limited funds, STEPS reserve the right to deny pledges to any citizen/household found to be ineligible for services or for providing fraudulent information.
- Get Help
The first contact should be made by telephone to complete the initial screening to determine eligibility. A pledge cannot be made before the individual’s Intake Appointment with the Energy Share Case Manager. Pledge documentation is processed online authorizing payments to power companies, oil/propane or wood vendors.