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If you are interested in getting help with your energy bills, you may want to see if LIHEAP can help you. Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program requirements can change from state to state. In some states, you can send a single online application to start the process of determining eligibility and getting benefits. In others, there is a pre-screening process before you can turn in your application or you need to apply in person, scheduling an appointment first. By turning in a Home Energy Assistance Program application, eligible individuals can get financial benefits and save money on heating and cooling at home.
Make sure you check your state’s website to learn about the requirements and how to apply. Below you will find the general requirements to apply for energy benefits online, in person or by mail. Keep in mind that not all states have all three methods of applying, you may only have one depending on where you live.