Each day in Palm Beach County hundreds of families are faced with utility service disconnection. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is designed to provide financial relief from high-energy costs to prevent service disconnection for families in crisis.
Extensive Outreach Campaigns are conducted to ensure maximum participation of the neediest families. Particular efforts are made to serve the elderly and those with special needs, including home visits, telephone interviews and group intakes.
Applications for assistance may be made by contacting the nearest Community Action Service Center.
For additional information or to schedule a group intake, contact Kathryn McNealy at
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LIHEAP Benefit Limits Increased
|Crisis (Winter and Summer)
||Up to $600
||Up to $750
Crisis (Winter and Summer)
- Qualifying households will receive a benefit amount of up to $750 on a past due bill, to resolve their energy crisis.
- Households that do not have an energy crisis, but whose total income is at or below 150% FPLG, will receive a credit of $200 - $600.
- The benefit amount will depend on total household income, household composition, and if there are any elderly, disabled or children under age 6 in the household.
Ways to Apply
Schedule an appointment for a callback over-the-phone appointment (if they do not have access to a computer) or request that an application is sent to them via email/regular mail by calling 561-355-4792.
Applications for assistance may be made by:
- Contacting the nearest Community Action Program offic
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If you have a crisis or your utilities are in jeopardy of being disconnected, you can:
Applications and/or Supporting Documents may be dropped off at your local Palm Beach County Public Library;
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