Energy & Community Services
LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHEAP)
LIHEAP is designed to provide assistance to eligible low-income households for their home energy costs. LIHEAP’s program year will begin on July 1, 2016 and ends on June 30, 2017. Eligible applicants may be assisted only one time between these dates for either LIHEAP Energy or LIHEAP Crisis Assistance. Program income guidelines have changed! Find out if you qualify for Energy Assistance.
LIHEAP offers two types of assistance: Regular Energy Assistance and Crisis Energy Assistance.
- To apply for Regular Energy Assistance, you must submit your household’s gross income, social security card for each household member, and your current utility bill. Applicant will receive funds within 90 days of submitting a completed application.
- To apply for Crisis Energy Assistance, you must submit documentation of your Uncontrollable Circumstances, your household’s gross income, social security card for each household member, and your final notice utility bill. Applicant will receive funds within 48 hours of submitting a completed application.
Please submit the application to the appropriate intake site. If you have further question, please call our office at (865) 637-6700.
Project Help is an emergency heating assistance program for eligible low-income people who need temporary help with their heating bills. Visit KUB’s website for more information, or follow Project Help on Facebook.