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Home Energy Assistance Program

Gas heating costs are expected to be very high this winter. There is some help available for low-income Kentuckians. Kentucky's Energy Assistance Program gives financial help to low-income households to keep utility services on during the winter heating season. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps Kentuckians at or below 130 percent of the poverty guideline with heating assistance. The LIHEAP home heating program has two main components: Subsidy and crisis funding. A third component to help with summer cooling costs is offered when funds are available. more...

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

What is LIHEAP? LIHEAP stands for "Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program." Through this program, the federal and state government gives money each year to help the poor pay for winter heat bills. What kind of help do people get from LIHEAP?There are two kinds of help that people can get through LIHEAP. more...