November 17, 2005 

To qualify for either the crisis intervention program or the weatherizing program, your income must be at or below 150 percent of the federal poverty level.

For a family of four, the income requirement is $29,025; for an individual, it's $14,355, and for two people, the amount is $19,245.

If you meet the income requirements and need help paying your heating bills or weatherproofing your home, call the Carolina Information and Referral Service at (800) 662-7030.

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