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Low-Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is designed to assist low income families meet the cost of home heating. Applications are accepted on a first come/first served basis at your local community action agency from November 1 through April 30 (October 1 for households with elderly/disabled member), Monday through Friday, or as posted at the local community action office.

Am I eligible? View the program's Income Guidelines.

Where to apply 
NOTE: The State LIHEAP office does not take applications. This is an administrative office only. Applications are taken at your local community action agency.

Contact Information:

Bureau of Energy Assistance
Division of Community Action Agencies
State of Iowa Department of Human Rights
Lucas State Office Building
321 E. 12th Street, 2nd Floor
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
Phone: 515-281-3861
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

(If you suspect fraud, please write to the above address. Annonymous complaints will not be accepted.)