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Need Utility Payment Assistance? Help is Available

Topic:

  • Housing
  • Money

Do you need utility payment assistance?

The LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) assists eligible low-income Florida households in meeting the costs of home heating and cooling. The majority of the money is 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.

To be eligible for this benefit program, you must be a resident of Florida and you must need financial assistance with home energy costs.

A person who participates or has family members who participate in certain other benefit programs, such as SNAP, SSI, TANF, automatically meets the eligibility requirement.

To get an application and to find out how and where to apply for help, contact your local LIHEAP provider.

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.

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