Find Out More
Go directly to the Department for Children and Families LIEAP website to find out more information and to access the online and printable application. The deadline to apply is 5:00 PM, March 31, 2023.
The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a Federally funded program that helps eligible households pay a portion of their home energy costs by providing a one-time per year benefit.
The LIEAP application period typically begins in January and continue through the end of March each year.
In order to qualify:
- 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.
- Applications 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 following guidelines.
2023 LIEAP Eligibility guidelines
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Benefit levels vary according to the following factors:
- Household Income
- Number of persons living at the address
- Type of dwelling
- Type of heating fuel