The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a federally-funded program that provides for a one-time vendor payment to help eligible households pay their heating bills.

Households including a person aged 60 or older or disabled persons receiving services through the NC Division of Aging and Adult Services are eligible to sign up for assistance from Dec. 1 – 31. All other households may apply from Jan. 1 – March 31 or until funds are exhausted.

Families that meet all of the following:may be eligible:

  • Household must meet an income test.
  • Household must be responsible for its heating bills.
  • Household cannot have resources over $2,250.
  • Household must include a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen.
  • Priority in eligibility is given to disabled persons receiving services through the Division of Aging and Adult Services or households containing a person age 60 and above during the month of December.

 

For more information, please read the documents below:

North Carolina Department of Health and Human services Energy Programs Brochure

Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)

Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) Spanish Verson

 

Our Location

 Our offices are located in the Yancey County Courthouse on the Burnsville Town Square

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Yancey County Government
110 Town Square
Burnsville, NC 28714