You have likely heard about the severe propane shortage this winter. This is resulting in many people struggling to pay their bills. For those residents that may be affected, below is some information that may help.
The Salvation Army – Midland Division, which operates units in Missouri, will provide propane financial assistance to local clients who are at risk of losing heating ability because they cannot pay their propane supplier.
Persons may seek assistance directly from the local Salvation Army Corps/Community Center. Assistance must be distributed by February 28.
Propane payments not exceeding $850 per household may be granted to households meeting the following criteria:
- the propane tank is filled at less than 20 percent capacity
- the household has maximized the available increased LIHEAP funds
- maximized available LIHEAP grant corroborated by local community action agency
- income levels are at or below (see table in attached picture)
The local Salvation Army unit will coordinate billing documentation and payment transaction with the propane supplier.
Sedalia – The Salvation Army Corps Community Center, 1200 E. Broadway, Sedalia, MO 65301-6248, Phone 660-826-1525