LIHEAP (Low Income Energy Assistance Program)

Commonly known as Fuel Assistance, LIHEAP provides eligible households with help in paying a portion of winter bills.

  • Homeowners and renters, including households whose cost of heat is included in the rent, can apply online or at the agency in their area.
  • Eligibility is based on household size and the gross annual income of every household member, 18 years of age or older.
  • Household income cannot exceed 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.
  • First time LIHEAP applicants must apply in person at the fuel assistance agency in their area.
  • Customers must apply each year. 
  • Applications are mailed to the households after the first year.
Call 570-366-1972 to discuss what plan might be best for you.
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