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Benefit Details
South Carolina Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)
Managing Agency South Carolina http://www.sc.gov/

Program Description

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides Direct Assistance for Heating and Cooling; Emergency Crisis Assistance Program (ECAP) for Heating and Cooling; and Supplemental Funding for the Low-Income Weatherization Program (WAP). LIHEAP is a Federal emergency assistance block grant funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of South Carolina 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 the low income energy assistance program, please visit the Office of Economic Opportunity page, and select your county.

Program Contact Information

For more information about this program, please visit the South Carolina LIHEAP Clearinghouse page.