The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program provides energy-payment assistance on behalf of low-income individual and families who meet the program‘s eligibility requirements. Three categories of assistance are available.
- Home Energy Assistance- Assists eligible households in meeting the cost of home energy (electric or gas bills). This program is administered once a program year being April 1st and ending March 31st. Elderly, disabled individuals and households with kids 5 or younger have priority.
- Crisis Assistance- Helps eligible households resolve or mitigate a home energy crisis (electric or gas bills). This program is offered during the summer months April 1st thru September 30th and winter months October 1st thru March 31st.
- Weather Related Assistance- Assist to resolve or mitigate a home energy crisis (electric or gas bills) caused by an emergency (hurricane, flooding, etc.) and that is declared by government officials.
To apply online please click the following link people:
Appointments are made throughout the month by phone ONLY 727-327-0977