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Energy Assistance Program


The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay home heating costs and furnace repairs for income-qualified households. EAP is federally funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Grants are:

  • Available for renters or homeowners

  • For households with income at or below 50 percent of the state median income

  • Based on household size, income, fuel type and energy usage

Services may include:

  • Payment of energy bills

  • Help with utility disconnections or necessary fuel deliveries.

  • Education on efficient and safe use of home heating energy.

  • Advocacy with energy suppliers and human service providers on behalf of consumers.

  • Repair or replacement of homeowners' malfunctioning heating systems.

How to apply for assistance: