Energy Assistance

Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)

What does the program do?
Assist low-income households particularly those with lowest incomes that pay a high portion of household income for home energy.

Who benefits from the program?
Low-income citizens, elderly and disabled persons.

What areas/counties are covered by this program?
Brooks,Duval,Jim Wells and San Patricio counties.

When does a person qualify for the program?
Applicants must apply and meet the federal poverty level of 125% or less to be eligible for services.

How does an individual enroll in the program?
Call  any of our offices between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m – 5:00 p.m. or visit our offices from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. for personal assistance.

Additional information about the program:
CEAP services include: energy education, needs assessments, budget counseling (as it pertains to energy needs), utility payment assistance.

Contact information:

Housing and Community Services Director, Doug Hairgrove

Administrative Assistant phone number: (361) 664-4769

Address: 65 N. Wright; Alice, Texas 78332 Fax: (361) 664-8731

Main numbers to call (used by clients):

(361)664-4769- Brooks, Duval & Jim Wells County

(361)364-0220- San Patricio County

Hours of operation: Monday – Friday

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.