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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

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The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps keep families safe and healthy through initiatives that assist families with energy costs.  Read More About LIHEAP

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Get information on how and where to apply for energy assistance, click "Need Help With Bills" to access the LIHEAP Clearinghouse web site.










A 60-day Federal Register Notice was published on Monday, July 27, 2020 seeking public comment on the LIHEAP Model Plan Application (OMB #0970-0075). You can access the FRN here.

*The HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) has created an online form to report information on potential fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in HHS programs. 

Please Note:

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) does not provide direct grants to individuals; LIHEAP does not charge a fee for receiving a grant. If you receive a message offering you a LIHEAP grant or requesting a fee, please contact the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Fraud Hotline at 1-800-447-8477.

For more information, please visit the Grant Fraud and Scams.

  • LIHEAP Service Eligibility Guidelines

    The Federal government issues the poverty levels as the HHS Poverty Guidelines and state median income as State Median Income Estimates.
  • LIHEAP Brochure in English

    If you can't afford to pay your home energy bills, your home may not be safe and you may be at risk of serious illness or injury.  Learn more about ACF's Low
  • LIHEAP Forms and Funding Applications

    The following funding applications are for use by State, Tribal, and Insular Area LIHEAP grantees.
  • Help with Paying for Heating or Cooling

    LIHEAP is a federally-funded program that helps low-income households with their home energy bills. LIHEAP may be able to offer bill payment assistance, energy
  • LIHEAP FAQs for Consumers

    You can find here a list of Consumer Frequently Asked Questions that pertains to the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
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