This federal website serves as a hub for information about the variation that exists among LIHEAP grantees in the operation of their programs. We also provide the National Energy Assistance Referral (NEAR) service, which refers households needing assistance to a local LIHEAP office and other assistance entities if available. To learn more about the LIHEAP Clearinghouse, please see the “Who We Are” page.
Funds Available in AR for Low Income Utility Assistance
January 18, 2019 – The Economic Opportunity Agency (EOA) in Arkansas currently has funds available to help low-income residents in Northwest Arkansas with their utility bills. The assistance is offered through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
The EOA will be providing assistance to qualifying Fayetteville households that heat their homes with electricity, gas or wood. To view the required documents to apply for LIHEAP in Arkansas, as well as the benefit matrix used to calculate household benefits, visit Washington County’s Economic Opportunity Agency website.
“We want to make sure we get the word out to households that have the elderly, disabled members because this program will help keep their homes warm during these winter months,” said Delia Anderson-Farmer, Washington County’s Economic Opportunity Agency Executive Director. “The Low Income Energy Assistance Program is vital for a lot of households particularly during extreme times of the year, such as the winter.”
Kentucky LIHEAP Helps Residents Stay Warm during New Year
January 4, 2019