Energy Assistance Program
The Georgia Department of Human Services provides assistance with heating bills through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Eligible customers will receive a one-time heating assistance payment per year.
Applications for LIHEAP are processed through your local Community Action Agency. Visit liheap.org for more information or to find a local agency.
- To receive assistance, your household income must be at or below 60 percent of the state median income level.
- The person applying must be responsible for paying for the energy cost of the primary home heating source and a U.S. citizen or legal alien.
- The assistance is generally a locally-issued check to the utility on your behalf.
The amount varies and averaged $330 last year.