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Looking for resources to help?
If you are having trouble paying your utility bills, need energy assistance or other assistance, there may be resources available in your community to help. You can call 211 to obtain information on possible community resources to help. https://www.unitedwaymidlands.org/2-1-1/
Lost your job, had your hours reduced, or have had to take unpaid leave?
If you have lost your job, have had to take time off from work because you are sick or need to care for a family member, have had to take an unpaid leave of absence, you can apply for Unemployment Benefits. Follow this Link for More information.
Need Energy Assistance?
DHHS Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps low income households by providing heating assistance, cooling assistance, year round crisis assistance, emergency furnace repair and replacement, fan program and weatherization services for eligible Nebraska citizens/households. Apply for Federal/State LIHEAP assistance by filling out an application via the ACCESSNebraska website: or by calling ACCESSNebraska at (800) 383-4278.
Contact your utility company if you are having trouble making payments.