The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is designed to assist low-income individuals or families in meeting the cost of home heating. This program is funded through the Iowa Department of Human Rights and has been established to help qualifying low-income Iowa homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs, whether by natural gas, electricity, liquid propane, fuel oil, wood, coal or corn.
Learn who is eligible and how to apply on page 1 of this document. If you are 60 or older and eligible, you can apply beginning October 1. If you are 59 or younger and eligible, you can apply beginning November 1.
Those who are not in need of assistance can help your neighbors out with Project Share. Learn more on page 2 of this document.