Iowan’s needing help staying warm this winter may now apply for The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program also known as LIHEAP. The program is federally-funded and is designed to assist low income families in meeting the cost of home heating by providing a one-time payment to the heating utility.
Homeowners and renters are eligible, within the federal poverty guidelines. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis from November 1st through April 30th of each year.
Visit your local community action outreach office to apply for this and other programs. In Fairfield Seida Communty Action can assist with the sign up, their contact number is 614-472-6140.