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Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

 
 
 

The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federally funded grant program created by the Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1981. The program aims to assist low income households, primarily those who pay a high proportion of household income on home energy, in meeting their immediate energy needs. Applicants must meet both income eligibility and priority points in order to be served. Income eligible households are those at or below 150% of the U.S. Poverty Guidelines.

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Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet both income eligibility and priority points in order to be served. Income eligible households are those at or below 150% of the U.S. Poverty Guidelines. Priority points system is designed to target the elderly, disabled, and households with children under the age of six. Assistance is offered to help defray heating and cooling expenses. 150% of federal poverty guidelines: Size of family unit 1 $17,505 2 $23,595 3 $29,685 4 $35,775 5 $41,865 6 $47,955 7 $54,045 8 $60,135 For all states (except Alaska and Hawaii) and for the District of Columbia. Note: For optional use in FFY 2014 and mandatory use in FFY 2015

How to get started

  1.  Walk-In
  2. Other
  3. Find the location closest to you below, and use their contact information.

Ages Served

  • All Ages of Children
  • Full Family Support

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