YCAP Energy Services
LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)
LIHEAP is available to customers that meet the income guidelines. Assistance may be directed to the primary heat source in the home. Applications are processed on a first-come-first-served basis. Application packets are anticipated to be available the first week of October for households having either a senior (60 or older) and/or disabled household member(s). Pending funding availability, general public households will be placed on a referral list starting in December and follow the department’s application release processes. Applications will continue to be accepted through the heating season until all funds have been utilized.
For additional questions or to be placed on the referral list, please call 503-687-1480
OEAP (Oregon Energy Assistance Program)
PGE customers only. Appointments available.
To request an appointment, please call 503-687-1483. A limited number of appointments are available each week. Calls are processed first come, first served. OEAP qualifying criteria includes income eligibility. Priority status may be given to households with no power, medical equipment or a shut-off notice. YCAP receives a monthly allocation to serve a limited number of households.
OLGA (Oregon Low-Income Gas Assistance)
NWNG customers only. Appointments available
To request an application or appointment, please call 503-687-1483. Applications will be accepted until funds are exhausted. OLGA qualifying criteria includes income eligibility and an active account with NWN. YCAP receives a monthly allocation to serve a limited number of households. Once these funds are spent, applications may be placed on a list until additional funding becomes available.
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YCAP Client Services
Direct Client Assistance Fund
The Direct Client Assistance fund is a program that offers households access to funds once per year. This program does not accept rental assistance requests. Short-term case management is also offered to promote ongoing stability.
Funds are used for one-time, self-sufficiency needs such as:
• Transportation Assistance (driver’s license, car repair, registration, title, bus passes)
• Employment related needs
• Utility Assistance
• School/Training related needs
Elderly Assistance Fund
The Elderly Assistance Fund provides one-time financial assistance to seniors in Yamhill County. This program is targeted towards persons 60 years and older. Call 503-472-0457 and ask for the case manager of the day to see if appointments are available for this program.
Newberg and Dundee Water
YCAP operates funds from Newberg and Dundee water to assist households in these community with one-time assistance to pay a past due water bill. Call or walk-in to get more information about how to access these programs.