***ATTENTION: ***  

The Summer Cooling LIHEAP Subsidy (Electric ONLY) Component will operate from July 25, 2023 through September 22, 2023 or until funds are depleted, WHICHEVER comes first.

***ALL applications are now required to be done IN PERSON and you MUST have an appointment to be seen.***

Appointments can be changed or canceled at any time via this website. You may also make, change, or cancel an appointment at any time (24/7) using our automated phone system by dialing (606) 729-4000 and following the instructions.

Also, when making an appointment, please make sure you enter your account number and complete all steps in order to obtain your confirmation number.  After scheduling an appointment, be sure to either upload your documents PRIOR to your appointment OR Bring your documents with you to your appointment. Required documentation is listed in more detail below.

Applicants must be Clay, Jackson, Laurel or Rockcastle County residents with a household income at or below 150% of the federal poverty guidelines.

Eligibility for all programs is subject to program calendars, fund availability, appointment availability, verifiable household income, and family size. 

List of Documents to Provide

Failure to provide all required documentation will delay your assistance. For the LIHEAP Summer Cooling Component, the following documents are required:

  • Social Security card(s) or official documentation with social security numbers (or Permanent Resident/Green Card) for everyone living in the household
  • Most recent electric bill or verification from your landlord that electricity is included in your rent. If you participate in the Pre-Pay Electric Program, the statement from the utility company must include the account number, address, and name on the account.
  • Proof of household income from the previous month or proof of zero income including these examples:
    • Check stubs (MUST have all check stubs showing pay dates and gross income for the complete calendar month prior to your appointment date.)
    • Current SSI / Social Security Award letter
    • Unemployment Check Stubs / Pay History
    • For Zero Income: Current Food Stamp Award Letter
  • Examples of items which cannot be accepted are previous LIHEAP applications, bank statements, copies of benefit checks, and 1099 tax forms. We cannot accept Medical Coverage Letters as proof of other income.

Please note, after reviewing your documents we may request additional information to complete your application.

2023 LIHEAP Income Eligibility Guidelines
Household SizeMonthly Income
For each additional household member above 8, add $643 to the monthly income limit.


Daniel Boone Community Action Agency seeks to reduce poverty and help low-income citizens of Clay, Jackson, Laurel and Rockcastle Counties to meet critical needs and become self-sufficient.

Locations of Daniel Boone Community Action Agency's assistance sites

  • Clay County located at 1535 Shamrock Road, Manchester, KY 40962
  • Jackson County located at 5748 KY Hwy 290, McKee, KY 40447
  • Laurel County located at 188 Dogpatch Trading Center, London, KY 40741
  • Rockcastle County located at 105 East Main Street, Box 7, Mt. Vernon, KY 40456

Within minutes of making your appointment, you should receive a confirmation email with a calendar appointment attached to the email. In addition, you will also receive a phone reminder the day before your appointment.