2023 LIEAP Assistance Available for Home Energy Costs
The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) helps low-income persons meet their home energy costs by paying a portion of their energy utility.
Applications for the 2023 year must be received by the Department for Children and Families (DCF) Service Center by 5:00 p.m. on March 31, 2023.
In order to qualify, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- An adult living at the address must be personally responsible for paying the heating costs incurred at the current residence, payable either to the landlord or the fuel vendor.
- Applicants must demonstrate a recent history of payments toward purchase of the primary heating energy.
- The combined gross income (before deductions) of all persons living at the address may not exceed 150% of the federal poverty level according to the 2023 Income Eligibility Guidelines.
Benefit levels vary according to the following factors:
- Household income
- Number of persons living at the address
- Type of dwelling
- Type of heating fuel
To apply, you may fill out an application online or print an application at: https://www.dcf.ks.gov/services/ees/Pages/EnergyAssistance.aspx
Applications can also be obtained from the DCF, your local county health department, from Lane-Scott Electric, or other utility providers.
Additional information may be obtained by calling 1-800-432-0043 or visit the website above.