Accessing Energy Assistance in Unprecedented Times



Full Event

Highlight Clips

Deb Polun provided information about the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
Deb discussed the low-income home water assistance program.
Deb answered a question about available programs aimed to assist with energy efficiency.


AARP Connecticut hosted this Access Live event to discuss details about accessing energy assistance in a time of unprecedented prices and inflation. The event featured Brenda Watson, Executive Director at Operation Fuel Inc., and Deb Polun, Executive Director at the Connecticut Association for Community Action, who provided information and resources for programs aimed to assist with utility costs. There was specific discussion about qualifying for government assistance, weatherization initiatives, and home energy audits designed to create energy efficiency.