Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federally-funded program designed to assist low income families meet the cost of home heating by providing a one-time payment to the heating utility. The LIHEAP program is a federally-funded program by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). Homeowners and renters are eligible, within the federal poverty guidelines. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis November 1 – April 30 of each year. Households with a  member 60 years of age or older, those who are disabled, and those in crisis can begin applying October 1st.  Visit your local community action outreach office to apply for this and other programs.


For more information please reach out to Upper Des Moines Opportunity: Phone: 712-336-1112