LIHEAP is a federal program that provides assistance in paying electric or other heating bills. There are two types of grants:
Homeowners & renters qualify
You don't need to have an overdue bill to qualify
You may also be eligible for a crisis grant
You may also be eligible for a cash grant
You may qualify for LIHEAP if your income meets the following guidelines:
Applications for LIHEAP for 2017-18 are now being accepted.
Go to the state's website, look for Welcome to Compass and click on "apply now."
By mail. Download an application and mail to your county assistance office.
Apply for a crisis grant at your local county assistance office
You may see a LIHEAP credit on your bill
Review your bill each month to know when to pay again
Make regular payments when your LIHEAP credit has been used
Contact your county assistance office
Call the LIHEAP hotline at
Visit the state's website