Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, we are not scheduling in-person appointments at our office at this time; however, we do have a drop box outside for paperwork to still process your application when you come to the county office.

List of Docs to Provide

Failure to provide all required documentation will delay your assistance. We require below documents:

  • Social Security card(s) or official documentation with social security numbers (or Permanent Resident/Green Card) for everyone living in the household
  • Most recent utility bill or verification from your landlord that heating expenses are included in your rent. If you are applying for wood, coal, propane or kerosene, you need to bring a utility bill to verify your service address. If you participate in the Pre-Pay Electric Program, please present the statement from the utility company and include the account number, address and name on the account for all heating fuel sources and electric.
  • 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 calendar month prior to your appointment date and verification that you did not receive the maximum number of checks issued by your employer)
    • OR, Current SSI/Social Security Award letter or Current Food Stamp Award letter
    • OR, Unemployment Check Stubs
  • 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.


LKLP Community Action seeks to reduce poverty and help low-income citizens of the Leslie, Knott, Letcher and Perry Counties to meet critical needs and become self-sufficient.

Locations of LKLP Community Action's Assistance sites

  • Leslie County located at 121 Maple Street, Hyden, KY 41749
  • Knott County located at 1622 HWY 160 S Hindman, KY 41822
  • Letcher County located at 2 Main Street, Whitesburg, KY 41858
  • Perry County located at 412 Roy Campbell Drive, Hazard, KY 41701

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.

Appointments can be changed or canceled at any time on this website. You can also make or cancel an appointment at any time (24/7) using our automated phone system by dialing (606) 373-3556 and following the instructions.