CAASTLC has a number of Energy Services programs designed to alleviate the immediate threat of utility service disconnection (i.e., electricity, gas, propane, or heating oil) and assist residents in getting utility service restored to their homes. These programs include:

  1. Scroll down the page an in box number one, labeled Apply, select “Apply for help with energy bills (LIHEAP).
  2. You will then see a prompt in a light red box to download the form.  The download button appears just above the application in the upper right side of your screen.
  3. When you download, you will be prompted to save and then open the application.
  4. Complete the application and hit the save button in the upper right side of your screen.
  5. Select the golden submit button at the bottom of page 5 of the LIHEAP application.
  6. A new screen will open and you will attach the application and supporting documents as prompted.  You will select Upload/Submit.

Services related to these programs include Energy Conservation classes, weatherization of homes,  and repair of furnaces and air conditioners when funding is available. Individuals applying for assistance at our main office are encouraged to attend an Energy Conservation class.

Required LIHEAP Documentation:

  • Completed LIHEAP Application.
  • Proof of all household income from the previous month if you are not currently receiving Food Stamps.  Proof of income for any household member(s) not on your Food Stamp case.
  • Copies of Social security documentation for all household members.
  • For winter heating assistance, copy of current utility bill/disconnection notice if disconnected for primary heat source and copy of electric bill.
  • For summer cooling heating assistance, copy of current disconnection notice for electric.

Winter Heating Assistance

Households with a member that is 60 years old or older or with a member who is disabled (including children) can apply for LIHEAP assistance beginning November 1, 2020. Applications for all others will be accepted beginning December 1, 2020. Basic energy grants are available until March 31, 2020. If funding is available, emergency crisis assistance grants may be available until May 31, 2020.

Required Information:  Full Social Security Numbers on application or copy of cards. Both Utility Bills (Spire and Ameren).

Summer Cooling Assistance

CAASTLC’s summer cooling assistance begins on June 1, 2020 for mailed and faxed applications. Our summer program assists with electric bills. You must have a disconnection notice or services must be off to be considered for assistance.

Income Eligibility Requirements:

1) For EA and ECIP, household income may not exceed 135% of the federal poverty guidelines. Please go to our Information and Guidelines page for a complete listing of “income guidelines“.
2) For Dollar Help, household income may not exceed 135% of the federal poverty guidelines. If the household contains a resident sixty (60) years of age or older, household income may not exceed 150% of the federal poverty guidelines. Please go to our Information and Guidelines page for a complete listing of “income guidelines“.


  • Some of the operations of this application are limited to Adobe Acrobat software and limitations of using PDF formatting.
  • You can complete the application on your phones; however, you will need to have Acrobat Reader fillable forms on IOS.
  • When you click on the submit button, you will be required to save the completed LIHEAP application to your computer.  After saving the application, you will proceed to a page that will instruct you to attach the application and other documents.
  • The submitted LIHEAP application will send an encrypted email with the application and any attachments to the agency based on the county you selected.

2020-21 LIHEAP Application with Instructions Please fill out and mail completed & signed application along with required documentation to: CAASTLC, Inc., 2709 Woodson Road, Overland, MO 63114Note: Form can be filled out electronically.

2020-21 Solicitud LIHEAP con instrucciones por favor complete y envíe por correo la solicitud completa y firmada junto con la documentación requerida a: CAASTLC, Inc., 2709 Woodson Road, Overland, MO 63114. Nota: El formulario se puede completar electrónicamente.