** If you have already received a benefit for the 2019-2020 season you are not eligible for a second benefit. You can however apply for the 2020-2021 season in August of 2020. **
Home Energy Assistance Program
The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) helps qualified homeowners and renters pay for heating costs. Benefits include help paying for fuel and emergency fuel delivery. You can also qualify for energy-related repairs if you are eligible for HEAP.
How do I apply?
You apply at your local Community Action Agency (CAA). You can find your local CAA here. It is important to call as soon as you can because appointments fill up fast. Apply for HEAP September 4, 2019 to July 15, 2020. You can apply for emergency fuel help November 1, 2019 – April 30, 2020.
For more general information on the program visit the program page or call 1-877-544-3271.
Who’s eligible for help?
Qualifications for the HEAP program have recently changed. The amount of help you may receive from HEAP is based on your household size, income, and energy costs. Contact your local CAA to find out if you qualify today!
The amount of help you may get from HEAP is based on your household size, income, and energy costs. You may still apply for HEAP even if heat is part of your rent.