Macon County Department of Social Services still has money for CareNet to administer crisis funds for the Crisis Intervention Program (CIP). Households that are eligible for CIP must meet income guidelines including crisis guidelines posted at CareNet. The Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) will provide payment to the vendors for eligible households. Funds are limited and no appointments will be made for the energy programs.
Funds are available for LIEAP, beginning February 1 for individuals and families with the lowest income and highest relative energy cost. All eligibility requirements must be met which include income & asset guidelines. Funds will continue through March 31 or until LIEAP funds are expended.
Applications will be taken at Macon County Care Network located at 130 Bidwell Street, Franklin NC; Monday – Friday from 10 am – 1 pm as long as funds are available.
No appointments will be made for CIP or LIEAP.
No applications will be taken at Macon County DSS.
For more information, contact CareNet at (828)369-2642.