Low Income Energy Assistance

Low Income Energy Assistance

The Low Income Energy Assistance Program provides for a one-time assistance to help eligible families pay their heating bills. You may apply January 1 through March 31. If you are age 60 or older or disabled and working with DHS Adult and Aging Services, you may apply in December.

A Household That Applies Must:

  • Meet income guidelines
  • Have reserves at or below $2,250
  • Be responsible for its heating bills
  • Contain a US citizen or an eligible alien with proof of legal citizenship

A Household That Applies Must Provide The Following Information:

  1. Proof of all income for everyone in the household for the month prior to application (pay stubs, social security payments, self-employment income, etc.).
  2. Copy of primary heating bill (electricity, natural or propane gas, fuel oil, etc.).
  3. Proof of cash-on-hand, savings and checking.
  4. Proof of assets such as mutual funds, stocks and bonds.
  5. Social Security numbers and dates of birth for everyone in the household.

Individuals may contact the Adult Services Line at 704-920-1400 for questions regarding the Low Income Energy Assistance Program.

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