Neighborhood Programs

Because of an unforeseen family emergency or financial hardship, some people have difficulty paying their heating bills and may be eligible for heating assistance through one of these programs.

LIHEAP     Applications are taken Nov. 1 – Jan. 31 at Community Action Agencies

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is designed to assist eligible low-income households pay for winter energy services. LIHEAP provides a one-time benefit to be used for energy bills. The amount of payment is determined by income, household size, fuel type and geographic location. LIHEAP is funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Local agencies offer three types of energy assistance: LIHEAP (one-time payment); Emergency Heating Assistance; Weatherization Assistance Program. Eligibility is determined by the current year’s poverty guidelines. 

  • Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership 208-522-5391 – Idaho Falls, Rexburg, St. Anthony, Rigby, Roberts.
  • Southeastern Idaho Community Action Agency 208-232-1114 – Pocatello, Blackfoot, Soda Springs, Montpelier, American Falls. Closed on Fridays.
  • South Central Community Action Partnership 208-736-0676 – Twin Falls, Rupert, Burley, Jerome, Hailey, Ketchum. Closed on Fridays.
  • El-Ada Community Action Partnership 208-322-1242 – Boise, Mountain Home, Homedale
  • Western Idaho Community Action Partnership 208-454-0675 – Caldwell, Nampa, Emmett, Payette, Weiser.
Other Assistance Programs
Shoshone Bannock Tribes Consumer Services ProgramP. O. Box 306, Fort Hall, ID 83203 – 208-478-3709
St. Vincent De PaulHelpline – 208-331-2208
Idaho Care Line 2-1-1Provides information and referrals to health, human and social service organizations. For additional resources or assistance call 211 or 1-800-926-2588

Project Share


People Helping People – The Salvation Army partners with community assistance agencies to distribute funds to low-income families.


Salvation Army208-343-5429Ada
Salvation Army208-232-5318Bannock
Judicial Building208-788-5566Blaine/Hailey/Ketchum
Salvation Army208-467-6586Canyon (East)
Salvation Army208-459-2011Canyon (West)
Salvation Army208-598-0933Elmore/Owyhee
SICAA208-785-1583Fort Hall
Welfare Director208-934-5479Gooding
Lincoln County Courthouse208-886-7641Lincoln
Power County Clerk208-226-7611Power
Salvation Army208-733-8720Twin Falls
WICAP208-549-2066Washington & Adams

Project Warmth


Neighbors Helping Neighbors – Neighbors showing that they care and rallying together to offer interim help with cold-weather heating bills.


Idaho Falls AreaEastern Idaho Community Action Partnership (EICAP) covers the following counties:
Bonneville, Jefferson, Butte, Lemhi, Clark, Madison, Custer, Teton, Freemont208-522-5391 – Local
1-800-632-4813 – Toll Free


Soda Springs/Pocatello AreasSoutheastern Idaho Community Action Agency (SEICAA) covers the following counties:
Caribou208-547-4257Closed Fridays
Bear Lake208-847-1462Closed Fridays
Bannock208-232-1114Closed Fridays

Keep Kids Warm


Working Together to Keep Kids Warm – Intermountain Gas, the Idaho Steelheads and Baird’s Dry Cleaners have partnered to promote the Keep Kids Warm heating assistance fund for low-income families with children in the Treasure Valley Area.


Treasure Valley AreaFunds are distributed by the following Community Action Partnership Agencies:
Mountain HomeELADA208-587-8407

Contributions to Project Share, Project Warmth and Keep Kids Warm are always accepted and appreciated.

 All proceeds benefit low-income households.