LIHEAP (help paying heating costs)

LIHEAP is the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

It helps families pay to heat their homes for the winter.

If your family gets SSI, TANF, or SNAP, you will qualify for this program.

How can I apply for LIHEAP?

  • You must apply in person at your local fuel assistance agency. Click on the "Download" button below to download a provider list. Then find the agency that serves your parish or zip code.

LIHEAP Provider List

  • Call them to see if you need an appointment. Ask them what to bring, and any other questions you have.

  • If they say you do not qualify, you have a right to appeal the decision. Ask the agency how to do this.

Questions about LIHEAP?

  • Ask your local agency, or call888-454-2001.

  • Go to this web page: LIHEAP Information. (It will open in a new tab on your screen) It has a list of the papers you need to bring when you apply, and a chart with the income limits.


Sources: Social Security, Louisiana Housing Corporation


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