> Florida Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Florida's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program provides grants to local governments and non-profit agencies to assist eligible low-income Florida households in meeting the costs of home heating and cooling. The majority of the funds are used for utility payment assistance.The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program can assist customers pay their home energy expenses. The program has three categories of assistance: home energy assistance, crisis assistance, and weather related or supply shortage energy crisis assistance. Each category has unique requirements.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Florida, you must need financial assistance for home energy costs and your household's annual income before taxes must not exceed $16,245 if one person lives in the household; $21,855 if two people live in the household; $27,465 if three people live in the household; $33,075 if four people live in the household; $38,685 if five people live in the household; $44,295 if six people live in the household; $49,905 if seven people live in the household; $55,515 if eight people live in the household; and $61,125 if more than eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $5,610 for each additional person in the home.
To get an application and to find out how and where to apply for help, view the following list:
Look for the county in which you live- the agency's name, address and telephone number will be located below the name of the county. Call that agency and they will help you with the application process.
Program Contact Information:
You can learn more about Florida LIHEAP by calling Community Assistance at:
For more information on the Florida LIHEAP program, please visit our website at: