> Alaska Heating Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
The Alaska Division of Public Assistance administers the Heating Assistance Program to assist low-income households with their home energy costs. The program is funded with Federal block grant dollars. The Heating Assistance Program accepts applications October 1 through April 30. You may apply any time during this period. The program begins awarding grants on November 1.
Eligibility for the program is based on your household's income and documentation that you pay for home heat, either directly, or indirectly through rent. However, see the contact information below if you live in subsidized rental housing. Household income consists of income, before deductions, received during the calendar month prior to the month you apply.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the State of Alaska, you must need financial assistance for home energy costs and your household's annual income before taxes must not exceed $30,444 if one person lives in the household; $40,968 if two people live in the household; $51,504 if three people live in the household; $62,028 if four people live in the household; $72,564 if five people live in the household; $83,088 if six people live in the household; $93,624 if seven people live in the household; or $104,148 if eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $10,524 for each additional person in the home.
To apply, click on the link below to download an application:
Instructions for applying are included in the application.
Program Contact Information:
The application is in PDF format. To view the PDF file, you will need to obtain and install the free Adobe Acrobat Reader:
For more information, please visit our web site at:
Or contact the Heating Assistance Program information hotline at: