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Energy Assistance Program/HeatShare

The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay home heating costs. Households with the lowest incomes and highest energy costs receive the greatest benefit.

  • Households who are at or below 50 percent of the state median income are eligible
  • Size of grant is based on household size, income, fuel type and energy usage
  • Households with the lowest income and highest fuel costs receive the highest grants
  • Federally funded through U.S. Department of Human Services
  • Funds are available for renters or homeowners

Services Include:

  • Provide direct payment to the energy supplier
  • Educate consumers to use home heating energy efficiently and safely
  • Advocate with energy suppliers and human service providers on behalf of consumers
  • Crisis help for utility disconnections or necessary fuel deliveries
  • Emergency heating system repair or replacement

LSS Energy Assistance Program

HeatShare Program