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The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federally-funded initiative that helps low-income households with the costs of energy used for home heating and cooling.

Am I eligible for LIHEAP assistance?

You may qualify if your household income falls within the following income ranges:

How do I apply?

If your household income falls within the income ranges listed above, contact your local community action agency within the application deadline. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.


Application Dates

Contact Information

Agency Homepage


November 1 - April 30

Find contact info
for your county

Iowa Bureau of
Energy Assistance


October 1 - May 15



You'll need to provide your Social Security number, a copy of your most recent heating and electric bill, and proof of your household's gross income for the past three months or for the past calendar year.

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