Arizona Utility Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Managing Agency Arizona http://www.az.gov
Program DescriptionUtility assistance programs available from the Federal and state governments and from utility companies are coordinated to help low-income households meet their energy needs. The Community Services Administration (CSA) subcontracts with community agencies to administer the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the Utility Repair, Replacement and Deposit Program (URRD). Through these programs services provided are utility deposits and payments. Weatherization of homes is conducted and certain appliances can be repaired or replaced. There are also wide arrays of utility discount programs, which are coordinated with these services.
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Arizona and you must need financial assistance for home energy costs.
A person who participates or has family members who participate in certain other benefit programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or certain needs-tested Veterans benefits may be automatically eligible.
Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.
Application ProcessTo apply, contact a Community Action Agency in your area (or one that says it operates "statewide"):
Program Contact Information
For more information about this program, please visit: https://egov.azdes.gov/CMSInternet/intranet.aspx?id=2328&menu=34