The North Carolina Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) provides a one-time vendor payment to help eligible households pay their heating bills. The time frame to apply for this benefit is December 1st through March 31st of each year.
General Program Requirements
To qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of North Carolina and you must meet income and resource guidelines. Beginning December 1st through January 31st of each year, priority in eligibility is given to households that contain an elderly person in age 60 and over or, a disabled person receiving a service through the North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services.
In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:
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Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.
To apply for this program, please contact the local administering agency near you:
Program Contact Information
For more information about North Carolina LIEAP, please visit:http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/dss/energy/index.htm