Hill County Electric Cooperative (HCE) is again contributing funds to assist low-income members in meeting their energy needs. A total of $16,000 is being committed to Universal Systems Benefits Program (USBP), of which $3,000 is specifically available for senior citizens who qualify. HCE members may qualify to receive assistance by applying with the local District IV Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) who administers the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP). Those seeking assistance must apply for LIEAP through the Havre HRDC office. To apply, please contact Havre's District IV HRDC office at 406-265-6743 or Rocky Boy's LIEAP office at 406-395-4728.