Community Action Agencies administer programs to help ease the burden of skyrocketing energy costs on low-income families.

This includes:

  • HEAP
  • and other helpful programs…
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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists the lowest income households who spend a high proportion of their income on home energy costs. Forms of assistance available to low-income households through State LIHEAP programs include: financial assistance towards a household’s energy bill, emergency assistance if a household’s home energy service is shut off or about to be shut off, and a range of other energy-related services.