Low Income Home
Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)

The Economic Opportunity Agency (EOA) Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is OPEN.

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance program helps low-income households with their energy costs in winter and summer as part of the federal Low Income Home Energy Program. Families receiving food stamps or having an elderly or disabled person in the household and those who are facing utilities shut-off or need wood or propane for heat may apply for assistance.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE

If Applying

You Need
The Following

Legal Photo ID
Social Security numbers and birth dates for all household members
Both Electric Bill and Gas/Propane Bill
Proof of income received for the previous month for all household members (examples include: paycheck stubs, social security, unemployment, child support, VA, housing allowance, unemployment benefits, etc.)
If you have lost your job within the last 60 days (previous two months), we will need a statement from your employer that states your last day of employment.
If you have zero income, we need proof of how the household’s monthly expenses are being met. Contributions from friends or relatives must be verifiable. We also will need two collateral statements from sources (excluding family members) who can verify the household’s circumstances. Statements must include the person’s name, address, and phone number. Verification that no income is being received will be required from the unemployment office or Workforce Services.
SNAP recipients may be eligible for an expedited process.

Income
Chart

2021 ARKANSAS ELIGIBILITY CHART

Household SizeIncome Limit Determined By:Maximum Monthly
Countable Income (MCI)
1SMI$ 1,805
2SMI$ 2,360
3SMI$ 2,915
4SMI$ 3,471
5SMI$ 4,026
6SMI$ 4,581
7FPG$ 4,955
8FPG$ 5,515
9FPG$ 6,075
10FPG$ 6,635
11FPG$ 7,195
12FPG$ 7,755
13FPG$ 8,315
14FPG$ 8,875
15FPG$ 9,435
16FPG$ 9,995
17FPG$ 10,555
18FPG$ 11,115
19FPG$ 11,675
20FPG$ 12,235

ADD $560 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL HOUSEHOLD MEMBER

* For each additional household member over the household size of 20, add $98.00 to the maximum monthly income shown for a household size of 20.