Other Helpful Programs
Weatherization Assistance Program
This federally-funded program run through community action agencies primarily focuses on helping elderly, disabled and low-income New Orleans residents make their homes more energy efficient. After an energy audit of a qualified resident’s home, the program will pay for installation of the most cost-effective energy efficiency measures. For additional information, call 1-800-421-0762 or get in touch with your local community action agency.
Earned Income Tax Credit?
If you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), you may be eligible to receive up to $5,800. You can even file up to three years of previous returns. For more information about claiming EITC, contact your local IRS office. To find the IRS office closest to you, go to www.irs.gov or call 1-800-829-1040. It’s your money. You’ve earned it. We want you to get it.
For more information about claiming EITC for previous years, contact your local IRS office. To find the IRS office closest to you, access www.irs.gov or call 1-800-829-1040.