Red River Parish low-income residents, elderly residents, or homes with disabled residents are eligible for a federal program to weatherize homes. It is administered in this area by the police jury in DeSoto parish. Here is their information”
The DeSoto Parish Police Jury/Office of Community Services is accepting applications for the Weatherization Assistance Program in the following parishes: Bienville, Bossier, Claiborne, DeSoto, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, Union, Webster.
The Weatherization Assistance Program is a free service, funded by the Department of Energy. The program is designed to help low-income families, with priority given to the elderly, disabled, and homes with children. The program makes homes energy efficient. Work performed on a home might include: attic and/or wall insulation, air sealing, caulking, and health and safety measures. This program is not a home improvement or repair program. To qualify for services, both the household income and dwelling must meet guidelines. To request an application, contact The DeSoto Parish Police Jury/Office of Community Services Weatherization Assistance Program at 318.872.0880, Monday through Friday 8am – 4:30pm. Federal regulations prevent discrimination of any kind in delivery of service.