Low Income Engergy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

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.

About debraschrader

I am the Executive Director for the 4 R Kids Early Childhood Iowa Area Board. The area that I serve includes Adair, Dallas, Madison, and Warren counties. If you would like more information about early childhood or early childhood services supported by the 4 R Kids ECI Area Board, feel free to contact me.
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