> Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP)
The Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) provides assistance with home heating bills. Payments are made to your utility company on your behalf. Under this program there is limited assistance available to replace broken or inefficient refrigerators and furnaces.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of Maryland, you must need financial assistance for home energy costs and your household's annual income before taxes must not exceed $18,953 if one person lives in the household; $25,498 if two people live in the household; $32,043 if three people live in the household; $38,588 if four people live in the household; $45,133 if five people live in the household; $51,678 if six people live in the household; $58,223 if seven people live in the household; $64,768 if eight people live in the household; and $71,313 if more than eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $6,545 for each additional person in the home.
Apply online! To file your application, go to:
You can also apply at your Local Energy Office. Click for a list of local energy offices to apply in person:
Program Contact Information:
Please visit Maryland's LIHEAP web site for more information: