Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)
The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) provides for a one-time vendor payment to help eligible low-income families pay their heating bills.
Applications for this program are taken from December through March. Only households containing an elderly person age 60 and above or a disabled person receiving services through the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) are eligible to potentially receive benefits from December 1st through December 31st.
A household that applies must:
- Have income at or below 130% of the current poverty level.
- Have reserves at or below $2,250
- Have at least one U.S. citizen or non-citizen who meets the eligibility criteria. Income limits vary by household size.
Application for services are taken at Eblen Charities beginning in December. For more information call (828) 255-3066.
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