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Energy Assistance Program

Target Population:

Persons who meet poverty income guidelines.

Click below to view the income guidelines and outreach sites:

Service Offered:

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is designed to assist eligible low-income households pay for winter energy services. LIHEAP will provide a one-time benefit to eligible households to be used for energy bills. The amount of the payment is determined by income, household size, and fuel type. An overdue bill or cut-off notice is not required in order to receive assistance.

Reconnection Assistance may be available if your household is disconnected from an energy source needed for heating and/or a delivered-fuel have refused to deliver and the tank contains 10% or less.

Required Documentation:
  • Proof of gross income from all household members for the 30-day period prior to application date;
  • A copy of current heat and electric bills (if you pay for your home energy directly);
  • Proof of Social Security Numbers of all household members;
  • Proof of Medical Eligibility Card if a member of the household receives TANF assistance; and
  • Proof of rent if the household energy bills are included in the rent.
Funding Sources:
Federal and State funded.
Referral Source:

For more information, please contact:

Madison County Energy Assistance
(618) 692-6200 extension 6485

The Programs include:

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