For many low income households, energy costs place a severe and continuing stress on the family's budget. In some instances the household is forced to make painful decisions regarding which bills to pay and which necessities to survive without. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is designed to assist eligible low-income households pay for winter energy services and or cooling needs in the summer. LIHEAP will provide a one-time benefit to eligible households to be used for energy bills. The amount of payment is determined by income, household size, fuel type, and geographic location. Funding for the program is provided by the US Department of Health and Human Services.
What You Need to Bring
- Household Income
- Household's Social Security Cards
- Photo I.D.
- Recent Utility Bill
To apply and receive assistance, customers "must" bring all required documentation and when applicable eligibility is determined by the federal poverty guidelines.
The above information should be obtained for every member of the household.
The information listed above represent minimum requirements for assistance and does not cover all required data. All applicants are encouraged to call for detailed requirements and available appointments.
Our Central Office contact information is listed below. See our Out Reach Office or Head Start Center pages for their contact information.
Community Action of South Alabama
26640 Pollard Road
Daphne, Alabama 36526
Phone (251) 626-2646
Fax (251) 626-2613
Fraud Hot Line (855) 621-5146