Energy Crisis Assistance maximum benefit funds available
April 24, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY – Due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS) is making changes to the current Energy Crisis Assistance Program (ECAP) to help eligible Oklahomans pay their utility bills. The changes include:
• Eligible ECAP customers with any cut-off notice effective March 17, 2020, or after are eligible for the crisis benefit even if their energy/utility company has suspended disconnections due to COVID-19.
• Households approved for ECAP will be issued the $500 maximum annual benefit amount for crisis assistance.
• Households that previously...