Once in awhile, we all need a helping hand. LIHEAP helps low-income families pay their heating bills.
What is Energy Assistance or LIHEAP?
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is a federally funded program for qualified households that provides a one-time benefit (per program year) to assist with heating costs. Do you have friends, relatives or neighbors who may qualify for this program? If so, please tell them to read this helpful information.
Essential Energy Assistance Facts
- Applications may only be submitted to Community Action Agencies and are accepted from Nov. 1 through Jan. 31.
- The financial eligibility requirement is at or below 150 percent of federal poverty guidelines (see chart below).
- Both homeowner and renter households are eligible.
- There is a one-time benefit per year.
- Participants must re-apply each year.
You must contact your local Community Action Agency to apply for energy assistance.
For an appointment or more information, please call:
- Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership
Idaho Falls, Rexburg, St. Anthony, Rigby, Roberts:
208-522-5391 or 1-800-632-4813
- El-Ada Community Action Partnership
Boise – 701 E. 44th St. #2: 208-322-1242
Boise – 2250 S Vista Ave.: 208-345-2820
Mountain Home (Elmore): 208-587-8407
Homedale (Owyhee): 208-337-4812
- Southeastern Idaho Community Action Agency
Pocatello Areas, Lava Hot Springs: 208-232-1114
Soda Springs, Grace, Bancroft: 208-547-4257
American Falls: 208-226-7330
- South Central Community Action Partnership
Twin Falls, Jerome: 208-736-0676 of 1-800-627-1733
Rupert, Burley: 208-678-3514
- Western Idaho Community Action Partnership
Nampa, Caldwell: 208-454-0675
For more information on low income energy assistance, visit the Idaho Community Action Partnership website: www.idahocommunityaction.org.