Low Income Services

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Low Income Services

What is needed?

  • Please fill out the form, supply documentation establishing date of birth and/or disability and verification of income through the Benton Franklin Community Action Council, call (509) 545-4042 for an appointment.
  • Income verification requirements:
    • One of the following: A copy of a bank statement showing a direct deposit or a Social Security or pension benefit, a benefit or award letter, or a copy of a Social Security check; AND
    • One of the following: Social Security card or document with Social Security number and name included; AND
    • One of the following: Proof of date of birth (birth certificate or Washington Identification); AND
    • Two of the following: Proof of address (driver's license, Washington identification or utility bill)

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) or Benton Franklin Community Action Committee is a winter heating program generally available between the months of January through June. Appointments are scheduled based on a random drawing. Please sign up for the drawing at the link below or request a hard copy at the City of Richland Customer Service office at City Hall, 625 Swift Blvd., Richland, WA.

For additional information contact 4people.org Utility Bill Payment Assistance

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