The Weatherization Assistance Program enables low-income families to permanently reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient.
Little Dixie Community Action Agency, Inc. has operatedtheWeatherization Assistance Program for 40 years. Little Dixie’s Weatherization Program has providedweatherization assistance to over 1,000 low-income households. Families receiving weatherization services see their annual energy bills reduced by an average of about $350, depending on fuel prices. Because the energy improvements that make up weatherization services are long lived, the savings add up over time to substantial benefits for weatherization clients and their communities, and the nation as a whole.
Not only do Weatherization activities reduce energy consumption for households they also improve the health and safety of the families.
Weatherization Assistance enables families to receive energy saving measures as listed below:
Insulation of attic, floor, wall, water heater and exposed pipes.
Repairs for heating units
Weather stripping and caulking
Door and window repairs or replacement
Energy saving compact fluorescent bulbs
Check major appliances for occupant safety and energy savings
If you are interested in applying for Weatherization Assistance click on the link below to see if you qualify or contact the office in the county where you reside:
Choctaw County, Karen Burton at 580-326-5201
Pushmataha County, Lois Poe at 580-298-2921
Cindy Cockerham at 580-286-9348