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How to Apply & Receive LIHEAP (HEAP) Assistance
Welcome to the Virginia Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Guide on Find Family Resources. If you and your family are struggling to pay the utility bill, especially in the summer and winter, you're not alone. Don't lose hope. The U.S. government offers a number of programs intended to provide assistance to those who need it most. LIHEAP has assisted countless individuals and families to maintain and / or improve their quality of life and residence. But, like all benefit programs, there are specific requirements, rules and regulations that must be followed in order to first receive and then keep this life-changing benefit.

Find Family Resources has developed step-by-step guides to help you! It is our mission to assist you each step of the way in getting the help you deserve. Through our guides, we will show you the application and review process, the eligibility requirements and much more. Many people apply for LIHEAP everyday so let's get started right now!

The guides below have been written to help you understand, apply and receive energy assistance. We strongly recommend that you review these articles and take advantage of the information, tips and suggestions.

LIHEAP Registration & Application Guide - Everything you need to know about applying for LIHEAP, understand the eligibility and application process, learn the common mistakes people make and how to avoid them

LIHEAP Eligibility Guide - See if you and your family meet the LIHEAP Eligibility Requirements; this guide explores all the issues and common questions

Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) - Learn more about WAP, its History, Benefits and How to Apply

Program Details
LIHEAP or HEAP is the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program established in 1981. Its mission is to assist low income households in meeting their home energy needs to heat or cool their homes. LIHEAP administration runs through state governments. The program has assisted countless families to an increasingly difficult economic climate.

In Virginia, the program is called .

In particular, energy assistance seeks to make home energy more affordable for two groups of low income households that have the highest home energy needs: (1) Household with senior citizens, individuals with disabilities or young children. Household that faces health risks without adequate heating and cooling and (2) Households with the lowest incomes and highest home energy costs. These households face safety risks in trying to heat or cool their homes if they cannot pay their heating or cooling fuel bills.

Virginia Program Contact Information

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