Energy Assistance

You may be eligible for 1 form of assistance.

Forms of Assistance without Online Applications
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
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Program Description
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists eligible low income households with their heating and cooling energy costs, and, if the state chooses, to weatherize homes.
General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must need financial assistance for home energy costs.

In order to qualify, you must also have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $16,755
2 $22,695
3 $28,635
4 $34,575
5 $40,515
6 $46,455
7 $52,395
8 $58,335

A person who participates or has family members who participate in certain other benefit programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or certain needs-tested Veterans benefits may be automatically eligible.
Application Process
To find out whether you are eligible to receive LIHEAP benefits, contact your state or tribal LIHEAP office. Information about how to contact each office can be obtained at

For help applying for LIHEAP benefits, you may also call this toll-free number:
Program Contact Information
Each state is responsible for administering and designing its own program, which includes determining eligibility requirements and providing assistance within Federal guidelines. For more information about these guidelines, visit: A list of frequently asked questions about this program is also available at: You may also request additional information by writing to the following e-mail address (please include your city, county, and state in your message)
Managing Agency
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services