> Ohio Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a Federally funded program administered by the Ohio Department of Development, Office of Community Service (OCS). It is designed to help eligible low-income Ohioans meet the high costs of home heating. HEAP provides a one-time payment for Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) regulated utility customers for the winter heating season. Vouchers are issued to non-regulated utility customers, master-metered and other applicants who do not have a utility bill in their name.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Ohio, you must need financial assistance for home energy costs and your household's annual income before taxes must not exceed $21,660 if one person lives in the household; $29,140 if two people live in the household; $36,620 if three people live in the household; $44,100 if four people live in the household; $51,580 if five people live in the household; $59,060 if six people live in the household; $66,540 if seven people live in the household; and $74,020 if eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $7,480 for each additional person in the home.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information:
To learn more information about Ohio HEAP, visit:
Call HEAP toll-free during regular business hours (8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.) Monday through Friday at:
For the hearing-impaired with a telecommunication device for the deaf (TTD), call toll-free at: