The Home Energy Assistance Program helps very low-income residents with their heating and cooling bills, and makes provisions for emergency heating system services and emergency fuel assistance within the Home Energy Assistance Program.

How to Apply for Home Energy Assistance:
1. Find out if you are eligible for the program
     Review the Energy Assistance Program Fact Sheet and Income Guidelines
2. If you are eligible, fill out an application
     Download, print and complete the Home Energy/USF/Weatherization Program Application [pdf  389kB]
3. Submit a completed application to your Local Community Action Agency
     Choose from the list of Local Application Agency's contact information 

For more information or to locate your nearest application agency, please call our toll-free hotline at 1-800-510-3102

Home Energy Assistance - Quick Facts:
Assistance Provided To:
Very low-income persons.
Type of Assistance: Financial-Grants.
Funding Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Procedure for Applying: Inter-Departmental Agreement
Award Period: October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015
Contact: Jose Sanchez 1 (800) 510-3102  EnergyAssistance 

Notice of Public Hearing - NJ State Plan and Application for LIHEAP Program [pdf 24kB]

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Detailed Model Plan - Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 [pdf 3mB]

The TRUE Program helps low to moderate income residents of NJ that are over income for the LIHEAP program with their gas and electric bills.  For more information visit: http://www.housingall.org/utility-help.asp or contact (732) 982-8710. 


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