The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a Federally funded program that provides financial assistance to approximately 182,000 Oklahoma low-income households each year to help them meet the costs of home energy.
All LIHEAP assistances are subject to available funding by the Federal government.
Eligibility requirements for LIHEAP are based on income, household size, available resources and responsibility for payment of home energy costs. Everyone who resides under the same utility service address must apply together. If you or anyone resides in your home are a Native American, you may apply for energy assistance through DHS or with your tribe, but you cannot receive assistance from both during the same Federal Fiscal Year.
To qualify for LIHEAP assistance, you must meet each of the following requirements:
|Household Size||Maximum Income Level (Per Year)|
|+1 -- $5,824 for each additional person|
Benefit levels vary according to the following factors:
You can submit an online application at the Oklahoma Department of Human Services website.
To learn more about LIHEAP, additional information can be found by: