This program is designed to assist eligible households who have a past due amount on their LG&E bill due to a financial hardship related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The LG&E arrearage must have occurred between March 16 through March 31, 2021.

Applicants must schedule an appointment using this automated appointment system. Please listen carefully because our information is constantly updated.

This LG&E Utility Assistance will operate from now until funding is depleted. There are a limited number of appointments available.

Applicants must be residents of Jefferson County, Kentucky with a past due amount on their LG&E bill related to a financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There are no income restrictions to receive this Utility Assistance, however, income documentation is required to gain entry into the program.

Currently all Neighborhood Place locations remain closed to walk-in clients in accordance with CDC guidelines, therefore applicants will be required to drop off all required documentations in a secure drop box at the Neighborhood Place site selected using this appointment system. If you prefer to submit your documents by email, please use the online system to schedule your appointment, once again that is louisvilleky.gov/neighborhoodplace.

On the day of your appointment, drop off your application and documentation in a drop box at the Neighborhood Place site you selected. You WILL NOT NEED to wait at the site but within 72 hours a Neighborhood Place staff member will contact you by phone to let you know the status of your application. If you are unable to drop off your documentation on the day of your appointment, you will have to reschedule your appointment

Gather the required documentation – which is listed in more detail in this recording - and place in an envelope in the drop box. Copies of the required documentation is preferred

To continue, you will need paper and pen, your LG&E number, the last four numbers of your social security number, and date of birth ready to schedule an appointment

Eligibility for all programs is subject to program calendars, fund availability, appointment availability, verifiable household income and family size. Clients are served on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please follow all steps to receive the required confirmation number; if you do not finish the entire process your appointment may not be saved


For the LG&E Utility Assistance program, please read carefully to the required documentation to drop off on your scheduled appointment date utilizing a secure drop box in front of the location you select

  • LG&E Utility Assistance Application form which can be downloaded here, or at louisvilleky.gov/neighborhoodplace (or found at the Neighborhood Place Drop Boxes.)
  • Picture ID for ALL adult household members (18 years and older).
  • Social Security card(s) or official documentation with Social Security numbers for everyone living in the household (or Permanence Residence/Green Card)
  • Current bill with a past due balance Or a brown, disconnect notice from LG&E. The arrearage must have occurred between March 16 through March 31, 2021
  • Total Household income from the previous month. You will need to use the application form to indicate income amounts on the for the previous month for anyone over the age of 18. Examples of income are:
    • Employment income, indicate the gross amount
    • Unemployment benefits
    • Social Security or Disability income
    • KTAP
    • Child support
    • Pension or retirement income
    • Workers Compensation
    • Or other regular income

If your household did not have any income for the previous month, you can declare that on the form. You do NOT need to attach any other documentation, however, by signing the application, you are certifying the amounts you listed are correct.

Place all of your documents in the green envelopes provided near the drop box. These envelopes are labeled LG&E Utility Assistance Program and require you to write on them your NAME, APPOINTMENT DATE, and CONTACT INFORMATION.

Please note after reviewing your documents we may request additional information to complete your application.

Information

Louisville Metro Community Services seeks to reduce poverty and help low-income citizens of Jefferson County, Kentucky to meet critical needs and become self-sufficient.

Drop Box Locations of Louisville Metro Community Services - LG&E Assistance Program

There are eight Neighborhood Place Drop Boxes for the LG&E Assistance Program:

  • South Central Neighborhood Place is located at 4255 Hazelwood Avenue, Louisville, KY 40215
  • Neighborhood Place Ujima is located at 3610 Bohne Avenue, Louisville, KY 40211
  • Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place is located at 1411 Algonquin Parkway, Louisville, KY 40210
  • First Neighborhood Place is located at 4810 Exeter Avenue, Louisville, KY 40218
  • Cane Run Neighborhood Place is located at 3410 Lees Lane, Louisville, KY 40216
  • Northwest Neighborhood Place at the Nia Center is located 2900 W. Broadway, 1st floor, Louisville, KY 40211
  • South Jefferson Neighborhood Place, located at 1000 Neighborhood Place, Fairdale, KY 40118
  • East End Drop Box, located at 2927 Goose Creek Rd., 40241

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 (502) 977-6636 and following the instructions.