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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.


LIEAP Frequently Asked Questions.


The 2017 application period is from Tuesday, January 17, 2017, through Thursday, March 31, 2017. Applications must be received prior to 5:00 PM, March 31, 2017.


Complete the application online. 


The following summary describes basic LIEAP eligibility provisions.  Additional information may be obtained by calling 1-800-432-0043.


Persons Eligible


In order to qualify, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  1. 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.
  2. 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 130% of the federal poverty level according to the guidelines listed below:


Persons Living at the Address 2017 Maximum Allowable Monthly Income
1 $1,276
2 $1,726
3 $2,177
4​ $2,628​
5​ $3,078​
6​ $3,529​
7​ $3,980​
8​ $4,430​
9​ $4,​881
10​ $5,332​
11​ $5,783​
12​ $6,234​
+ add $451 for each additional person
























Benefit levels vary according to the following factors:

  • Household income
  • Number of persons living at the address
  • Type of dwelling
  • Type of heating fuel


Based on your county, use the appropriate contact information below to submit your application.

Listing of key staff
County of Residence Mail to Contact Information
Atchison, Douglas, Johnson,
Leavenworth, Wyandotte
402 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS
Phone: 913-279-7171
Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Brown, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Coffey,
Crawford, Doniphan, Franklin,
Jackson, Jefferson, Labette, Linn,
Marshall, Miami, Montgomery,
Nemaha, Neosho, Osage,
Pottawatomie, Shawnee,
Wabaunsee, Wilson, Woodson
500 SW Van Buren
Topeka, KS
Phone: 785-296-2763
Barber, Butler, Cowley, Elk,
Greenwood, Harper, Kingman,
Pratt, Sedgwick, Sumner
2601 South Oliver
Wichita, KS
Phone: 316-337-6367

​Barton, Chase, Cheyenne, Clark,
Clay, Cloud, Comanche, Decatur,
Dickinson, Edwards, Ellis, Ellsworth, Finney, Ford, Geary, Gove, Graham, Grant, Gray, Greeley, Hamilton, Harvey, Haskell, Hodgeman, Jewell, Kearny, Kiowa, Lane, Lincoln, Logan, Lyon, Marion, McPherson, Meade, Mitchell, Morris, Morton, Ness, Norton, Osborne, Ottawa, Pawnee, Phillips, Rawlins, Reno, Republic, Rice, Riley, Rooks, Rush, Russell, Saline, Scott, Seward, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Stafford, Stanton, Stevens, Thomas, Trego, Wallace, Washington, Wichita

1710 Palace Dr
Garden City, KS
Phone: 620-272-5985