Crisis Intervention Program – (CIP)
ECCCM distributes CIP funds to all of Catawba County on behalf of the Department of Social Services. Funding is dependent upon Catawba County DSS. For more information on arriving at ECCCM click here.
The Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) serves households who are experiencing a heating or cooling related crisis. If you have a disconnect notice for your heating/cooling, or are in need of fuel oil, there maybe help available through CIP.
Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) is an income eligible program that assists households with their heating/cooling needs to avoid a crisis situation. You must have a disconnect notice, or are in need of fuel oil, be able to verify the crisis and be unable to pay the bill.
Basic information needed:
Household must meet income limits for the program
Disconnect notice for your cooling or heating
Social Security number or card for everyone in the household
Income and resource verification/information for everyone in the household
Apply in the county in which you live
In Catawba County, apply at Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministry, Inc.
Have not exceeded the maximum limit for assistance with the CIP funds