Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federally-funded program available to help eligible customers in Arkansas with their utility bills. The program is administered by the Department of Human Services. Eligible customers must apply for LIHEAP funding prior to applying for a grant from Dollar Energy Fund’s Arkansas Utility Assistance Program.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for LIHEAP, customers must have a gross (before tax) income at or below 60 percent of the state’s median income.

Use the following chart to determine if your gross (before tax) income is within the range of eligibility for LIHEAP.

Arkansas State Median Income for 2022

Estimated state median income for a 4-person family 60 Percent of Estimated State Median Income
1-Person 2-Person 3-Person 4-Person 5-Person 6-Person
 Family  Family  Family  Family  Family  Family
$71,485 $22,303 $29,166 $36,028 $42,891 $49,754 $56,616

How to Apply

Contact one of the community agencies that help administer the program for application information. Click here to find your local LIHEAP agency.

More details are available by visiting the Arkansas Department of Energy website.

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