The Energy Assistance Program is here to help families in need with the high cost of home energy. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is designed to assist low-income households with winter heating and summer cooling costs. Households with incomes of 150% of the Federal Poverty Guideline, or less, may receive benefits to help relieve an energy burden. The Program will respond promptly to eligible households with a heating emergency. EAP can provide benefits to off-set the high costs of energy, but does not have the funds available to pay all of a household’s energy cost. Applications for the heating portion of the program will be taken from November through May.

The cooling portion of the program will run from June through August

     SERVICES OFFERED

  • Winter/Crisis Assistance
  • Energy Education Classes
  • Information and Referrals
  • Summer Cool Services (upon available of funds)
  • Outreach

         FAQ

Who qualifies for LIHEAP?

Utility assistance is available to households at or below 150% of the current OMB Poverty Guidelines.

How does this program help?

Benefits to household:

LIHEAP provides eligible households with a one-time payment to the energy provider

Assistance with delinquent/disconnected utilities in order to restore service

When eligible for LIHEAP you may be eligible for a A/C window unit

Provide Energy Education saving tips

When eligible for LIHEAP you may be eligible for our Weatherization Program

Less household income will be expended toward utilities

How is benefit amount determined?

Household size

Income (Eligible at 150% of Poverty)

Dwelling

Housing Status

At-risk persons (elderly, disabled, veterans, and/or children 0-5 years old)

Fuel Source

How Do I Apply For LIHEAP?

The best way to know if you will qualify is to apply. Contact your local agency nearest you in Clark, Floyd or Harrison County for more information.

What information do I need to apply for Energy Assistance?

EAP Check List

What the program cannot do?

  • Program cannot pay water I sewage bill
  • Program cannot pay reconnection fees or utility deposits

Funding Source:

Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority

Locations

2017 – Energy Assistance Program (EAP) Sites

Clark County

COMMUNITY ACTION OF SOUTHERN INDIANA, INC.

1613 East Eighth Street

Jeffersonville, IN. 47130

812-288-6451

M-Th. -8:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m.

Shutoff/Disconnect-Fridays 8:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Function: Walk-ins

Hours: Subject to change

Floyd County

THE SALVATION ARMY

2300 Green Valley Road

New Albany, IN. 47150

812-944-1018

M-F – 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Lunch -12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m.

Function: Walk-ins

Hours: Subject to change

Harrison County

HARRISON COUNTY

COMMUNITY SERVICES

101 Hwy 62 West

Corydon, IN. 47112

812-738-8143

M-Th.-8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Shutoff/Disconnect-M-F 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Function: Appointments and walk-ins

Hours: Subject to change