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Benefit Details
Virginia Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Managing Agency Virginia http://www.myvirginia.org

Program Description

The Virginia Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is comprised of four components: Fuel Assistance, Crisis Assistance, Cooling Assistance and Weatherization. The Virginia Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program assists low-income households, particularly those with the lowest incomes that pay a high proportion of household income for home energy.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Virginia 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 Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process

To apply for this program, please contact the local administering agency near you:
http://www.dss.virginia.gov/localagency/

Program Contact Information

For more information about this program, please visit: http://www.liheap.ncat.org/profiles/Virginia.htm