LIHEAP Applications Are Open

The 2021-2022 Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) application period is now open.

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps families living on low incomes pay their heating bills in the form of a cash grant. Households in immediate danger of being without heat can also qualify for crisis grants.  The cash grant is a one-time payment sent directly to the utility company/fuel provider to be credited on your bill. These grants range from $500 to $1,500 based on household size, income, and fuel type. Remember: This is a grant and does not have to be repaid. 

• You must meet income guidelines
• You don’t have to be on public assistance
• You don’t need to have an unpaid heating bills
• You can rent or own your home
To be considered for a LIHEAP grant, an applicant must meet the 2021-2022 income guidelines:
• Household Size of 1: Income Limit $19,320
• Household Size of 2: Income Limit $26,130
• Household Size of 3: Income Limit $32,940
• Household Size of 4: Income Limit $39,750
• Household Size of 5: Income Limit $46,560
• Household Size of 6: Income Limit $53,370
• For every additional household member, add $6,810
How to Apply
There are two ways to apply for LIHEAP:
• Online: Applications can be submitted here.
• By Paper: Applications may be printed at the same link and mailed to your local county assistance office (CAO).
For more information on heating assistance and LIHEAP, contact your local CAO.
Fayette County Assistance Office
41 West Church Street
Uniontown, PA 15401
LIHEAP: (724) 439-7125
Toll-Free: 1-877-832-7545
Fax: (724) 439-7002
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