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Low-Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)

The Low-Income Home Energy Program (LIHEAP) application period for heating assistance
has been extended to June 30, 2020

Press Release - English effective May 15, 2020 (PDF)
Please see our Language Access page for this release in other languages. 


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.