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Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program

You could get
hundreds of dollars in free
Heating Bill Help

If you qualify, apply for LIHEAP

LIHEAP is a federal program that provides assistance in paying electric or other heating bills. There are two types of grants:

Cash Grants

$100 to $1,000 available

house

Homeowners & renters qualify

bill overdue

You don't need to have an overdue bill to qualify

hotwater heater

You may also be eligible for a crisis grant

Crisis Grants

$25 to $500 available

house

Homeowners & renters qualify

bill overdue

You don't need to have an overdue bill to qualify

cash

You may also be eligible for a cash grant

your town

Who is eligible?

You may qualify for LIHEAP if your income meets the following guidelines:

2015-2016 LIHEAP GUIDELINES
for homeowners and renters
Household Size Maximum Income
1 $17,655
2 $23,895
3 $30,135
4 $36,375
5 $42,615
6 $48,855
7 $55,095
8 $61,335
Add $6,240 for each additional person

How to apply

Funds are limited! Take the time to apply online or in person and you could receive hundreds of dollars.

Cash Grants

web

Go to the state's website, look for Welcome to Compass and click on "apply now."



View Site
mail

By mail. Download an application and mail to your county assistance office.



Download Application

 

Crisis Grants

crisis

Apply for a crisis grant at your local county assistance office



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Opening & Closing dates

  Opens Closes
Cash Program November 2, 2015 April 1, 2016
Crisis Program November 2, 2015 April 1, 2016
LIHEAP

LIHEAP and OnTrack

bill

You may see a LIHEAP credit on your bill

bill

Review your bill each month to know when to pay again

pay bill

Make regular payments when your LIHEAP credit has been used

For more information

contact

Contact your county assistance office

telephone

Call the LIHEAP hotline at
1-866-857-7095
(TDD: 1-800-451-5886)

web

Visit the state's website