LIHEAP Crisis Assistance Available for Eligible Texans

February 26, 2021 – With the recent power outages following severe winter conditions in Texas, many utility customers have found themselves in need of assistance with their bills. Crisis assistance is one type of LIHEAP assistance that applicants may be eligible to receive.

To be eligible for LIHEAP crisis benefits, an applicant must fit that state’s defined definitions for what constitutes a crisis or life-threatening emergency. These definitions vary from grantee to grantee. In Texas, a crisis is defined as:

AL LIHEAP Disaster Relief CARES Program Now Available

January 8, 2021 – Utility assistance is now available through Alabama’s LIHEAP Disaster Relief Program for households that have been affected by the COVID pandemic. Appointment can be made to apply for these disaster relief funds starting on Monday, January 11.

Applicants must have been directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to qualify for benefits. Benefits for this program may be up to $1000 and are paid directly to the supplier.