Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Opens October 18Walk-In Applicants Welcome on Thursdays
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) will accept applications from October 18, 2021 to May 6, 2022.
LIHEAP is a cash and crisis grant program that helps income eligible households pay for their heating bill.
You can apply for LIHEAP online or call for application assistance 1-866-857-7095
Offices will be open for walk-in applicants on Thursdays at 846 N. Broad St. and 6325 Frankford Ave, Unit D in Philadelphia.
Facing eviction or utility shut off:
The Philly Tenant Hotline has a guide to your rights as a renter during this pandemic. You can call the hotline for legal assistance: 267-443-2500. Click here to find information and resources about eviction and utility shut-offs.
Utility Grant Program
The Utility Emergency Services Fund (UESF) provides financial assistance to low income individuals and families who are facing utility terminations or who have had their utilities shut off. The Utility Grant program is designed to bring a customer’s delinquent account up to date.
How to Apply for UESF:
UESF is a privately funded grant available to income-eligible customers who are behind on their utility bills. It is offered when no other federal aid is available.