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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

What is Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program?

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) supports low-income families with their heating and cooling energy costs who qualify for this program, and, if the state decides, to weatherize houses.

Who is eligible for this program?

To become eligible for this benefit program, you must require financial support for home energy expenses and your family’s annual revenue before taxes must not surpass $16,245 if one person resides in the family; $21,855 if two people reside in the family; $27,465

if three people reside in the family; $33,075 if four people reside in the family; $38,685 if five people reside in the family; $44,295 if six people reside in the family; $49,905 if seven people reside in the family; $55,515 if eight people reside in the family; or $61,125 if more than eight people reside in the family. For larger families, add $5,610 for each extra person in the household.

How to apply for this program?

To know if you qualify to receive LIHEAP benefits, contact your state or tribal LIHEAP office. Details about how to get in touch with each office can be found at: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/resource/liheap-brochures

You can also call up this toll-free number if you need assistance in applying for LIHEAP benefits, 1-866-674-6327.

What is the Program Contact Information?

Every state is responsible for overseeing and devising its own program, which consist of determining eligibility prerequisites and offering help within Federal policies. For more details about these policies, visit: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/resource/liheap-eligibility-criteria

A list of frequently asked questions about this program can be found at: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/resource/consumer-frquently-asked-questions

You can also request supplementary details by writing to the following e-mail address (please include your city, county, and state in your message): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.