Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides help with energy needs including heating and cooling assistance, energy crisis intervention, low-cost residential weatherization and other energy-related home repairs. Who Qualifies? Households that meet income guidelines (see below) Must be a citizen or lawfully present immigrant. ‘Mixed status households’ (e.g., parent is undocumented and children are citizens/lawful immigrants) may be …

Telephone Assistance: Landline and Cellphone Programs

There are a number of programs to assist low-income individuals pay for phone related costs. Landline Phone Assistance: Programs through Cox Communications and Verizon provide a discount on monthly local telephone bills and help reduce the cost of initiating telephone service. Discounts vary by company, but are approximately $8 – 13/month from a telephone bill and up to 50% off …