Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Program Description

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides home energy assistance to help eligible low-income households meet their home heating and/or cooling needs.

Your Community Action Agency in your county may be able to offer you one or more of the following types of assistance:

  • Utility bill payment assistance
  • Energy crisis assistance
  • Weatherization and energy-related home repairs

(LIHEAP is a block grant funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.)

General Program Requirements

The Community Action Agency in your county determines if your household’s income and/or additional eligibility criteria qualifies you to receive LIHEAP assistance.

Your Next Step

To apply for this program, contact the local Community Action Agency that serves your county.