WHAT is LIHEAP?The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federally-funded program designed to assist low income families meet the cost of home heating by providing a one-time payment to the heating utility.
HOW is this program funded? The LIHEAP program is a federally-funded program by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS).
WHO is eligible? Homeowners and renters are eligible, within the federal poverty guidelines.
WHEN can I apply? Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis November 1 – April 30 of each year. Household members 60 years of age and older and those who are disabled can begin applying October 1st.
WHERE do I apply? Visit your local community action outreach office to apply for this and other programs.