Topeka - The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)
will not offer supplemental benefits this year due to insufficient federal
LIEAP provides an annual benefit to help qualifying households pay winter
heating bills. People with disabilities, elderly persons, and families with
children are the primary groups assisted.
SRS accepted applications from January 16, 2007 through March 31, 2007. SRS
has received 49,263 applications and approved 41,289. The average benefit
provided is $293.44. Total benefits issued to date are a little more than $12.1