Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Goal: To provide annual one-time assistance with home energy costs to eligible low-income households (150% Federal Poverty Guidelines). The Energy Crisis intervention component provides services to households which are subject to life-threatening conditions without immediate intervention to address their critical energy-related needs.
Client Applications & Eligibility: Blount County residents living at or below (150% Federal Poverty Guidelines) are eligible for LIHEAP assistance, as long as funding is available. Eligibility is also based on a priority point system so that households with members who are elderly, disabled and/or under the age of six. Persons interested in applying for assistance should contact Blount County Community Action Agency for an appointment and application.
Click here for a Model Application Form for the LIHEAP Program which can be printed and faxed or mailed to Blount County Community Action Agency.
Click here for a list of LIHEAP Required Information that must be provided to determine eligibility. Upon receipt of the application, you will be contacted regarding an appointment.
This project is funded under an agreement with the Department of Human Services.
For more information on LIHEAP, visit: “Help for Tennessee Families”