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LIEAP FY25 State Plan Public Hearing​

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 2024 LIEAP application period has ended. Information regarding the next application period will be provided when it is available.​ If you have questions about an application you've submitted, you can call 1.888.369.4777.

Learn more about LIEAP by reading through the Frequently Asked Questions - LIEAP Frequently Asked Questions​

Other community resources that​ may be of assistance can be found here: EES Helping Organizations.

The following summary describes basic LIEAP eligibility provisions.  Additional information may be obtained by calling 1-888-369-4777.

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 150% of the federal poverty level according to the guidelines listed below:​

2024 Income Eligibility Guidelines

Persons Living at the Address Maximum Gross 
Monthly Income
1 $1,823
2 $2,465
3 $3,108
4​ $3,750
​5 $4,393
6​ $5,035
7​ $5,678
8​ $6,320
9​ $6,963
10​ $7,605                 
11​ $8,248                 
12​​  $8,890                 
+1    $643 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