The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a Federally funded program that helps eligible households pay a portion of their home energy costs by providing a one-time per year benefit.
The LIEAP application period typically begins in January and continue through the end of March each year.
In order to qualify:
An adult living at the address must be personally responsible for paying the heating costs incurred at the current residence, payable either to the landlord or the fuel vendor.
Applications must demonstrate a recent history of payments toward purchase of the primary heating energy.
The household must demonstrate a recent history of qualifying payments toward the purchase of heating energy. Payments may be a combination of payments for natural gas, electricity, propane and firewood. The total of the qualifying payments must be at least $80.
The household must meet citizenship or lawful residency requirements.
The household must meet application requirements
The combined gross income (before deductions) of all persons living at the address may not exceed 130% of the federal poverty level according to the following guidelines.
2021 Income Eligibility Guidelines
Maximum Gross Monthly Income for Persons Living at the Address
+1 $486.00 for each additional person
The deadline to apply is May 28.
We have posted the application below. You can find more information or apply online at: http://www.dcf.ks.gov/services/ees/Pages/EnergyAssistance.aspx