Housing & Utilities

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

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You could be eligible for

$667/year

That's how much the average energy assistance grant is per year in your state.

This program provides your household with an annual cash grant to help you pay for your home heating and cooling costs. The grants are paid either directly to you or to your energy company.

Grants can be used for attic insulation, floors, and exposed water pipes, as well as for the tune-up, repair, or replacement of heating units or air conditioners in your home.

Please note: The amount of funding for this program will vary from state to state, and there is no guarantee that funds will be available when you apply. The availability of funds will depend on several factors, such as the demand for this program in your area and the timing of when you submit your application during your state's enrollment period.

 

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Get Help from a Benefits Enrollment Center

Start Enrollment or Ask Questions

A Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) can offer you personal, one-on-one assistance as you navigate program eligibility and look to apply. With support from the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the BEC can help you apply for an enroll in all of the benefits you may be missing out on.

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Toll-Free: 1-800-794-6559

Website: support@benefitscheckup.org

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