SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) has closed their physical offices during this time, but continue to serve residents during this time of crisis. Staff are working remotely and are available by phone and email. This includes assistance to businesses and communities.

Crisis services will continue to be offered. The Crisis program repairs malfunctioning heating units at no cost to residents who qualify for fuel assistance and the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The program will continue as usual, running until April 15.

Qualifying residents with a malfunctioning heating unit should call their county assistance office, which will forward a referral to SEDA-COG. SEDA-COG will then assign the repair to a subcontractor.

The Weatherization and Housing Rehabilitation program is not permitted to continue until the governor lifts the shutdown order across the state. The program will resume once the order is lifted.

Clients with questions or concerns may reach out to SEDA-COG at

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