Program DescriptionWashington Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) services are provided to the public through a network of 26 local community-based nonprofit organizations and local municipalities. Services include energy assistance, client conservation education, furnace repair and replacement, and weatherization. Energy assistance benefits are paid directly to energy providers and are based on a portion of a household's annual home heating costs.
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Washington and your household must pay for home heating costs (either directly or through rent).
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 for a Washington LIHEAP benefit, please contact your local agency at the following website:
Program Contact Information
For more information on Washington LIHEAP, please visit the Washington Department of Commerce website or call (360) 725-2857.