Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program accepting applications

YORK – Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-York) said that the state Department of Human Services is now accepting applications from individuals for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP.

LIHEAP provides grants to individuals for home heating assistance as well as crisis grants for emergencies, such as a broken furnace. Funded by the federal government, the program is open to individuals who meet the following eligibility requirements:

Household Size Income Limit
1 $18,735
2 $25,365
3 $31,995
4 $38,625
5 $45,255
For each additional person add: $6,630

“Families all across York County should not fear that their heat may shut off during the winter months. Our office in Springfield Township as well as our mobile offices all across the county stand ready to assist local residents to apply for this federally funded program that can provide low- to no-cost home heating grants during the colder months of the year,” Phillips-Hill said.

LIHEAP applications are available at 6872 Susquehanna Trail South in Springfield Township or by calling 717-741-4648. The deadline to apply is April 10, 2020.