Idaho HEAP





What is Idaho HEAP/LIHEAP? – Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

HEAP is a federally funded program that issues heating benefits to supplement a household’s annual energy cost. HEAP program was started in 1981 and is funded by federal government. HEAP also offers an emergency benefit for households in a heat or heat related energy emergency. Additionally, HEAP offers a heating equipment repair and/or replacement benefit for homeowners with inoperable heating equipment.

HEAP may help you pay for Electricity, Propane, Natural Gas, Wood, Oil, Kerosene, Coal, or any other heating fuel.

Do You Qualify for HEAP Idaho?

To qualify for Idaho HEAP, you must be enrolled in a qualifying social service program (see below):

  • Must be a resident of the state of Idaho
  • Must need financial assistance for home energy costs
  • You receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as Food Stamps) benefits or
  • You receive Temporary Assistance or
  • You receive Code A Supplemental Security Income (SSI Living Alone)
  • OR your income must be below 150% of the federal poverty guidelines.

Applications for regular HEAP benefits will be accepted beginning around November of each year.

How to apply for Idaho LIHEAP

In order to apply for LIHEAP, applicants can access a LIHEAP application, complete it and return to their local Direct Service Provider agency or call their Direct Service Provider agency for an appointment to apply.

The listing of Direct Service Providers in Idaho is:

COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP – CAP
Email: l.stoddard@cap4action.org
Serving: Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce, and Shoshone Counties

WESTERN IDAHO COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP – (WICAP)
Email: Info@wicaphs.com
Served: Adams, Boise, Canyon, Gem, Payette, Valley, and Washington Counties

EL-ADA COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP – (EL-ADA)
Email: jeromeanderson@eladacap.org
Serving: Ada, Elmore, and Owyhee Counties

SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP – (SCCAP)
Email: info@sccap-id.org
Serving: Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Gooding, Jerome, Twin Falls, Lincoln and Minidoka Counties

EASTERN IDAHO COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP – (EICAP)
Email: rspain@eicap.org
Serving: Bonneville, Butte, Clark, Custer, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Madison and Teton Counties

SOUTHEASTERN IDAHO COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY – (SEICAA)
Email: seicaa@seicaa.org
Serving: Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Caribou, Franklin, Oneida, and Power Counties

Program Contact Information

For additional questions, please contact Community Action Partnership Association of Idaho at 1-208-375-7382, ext. 15.




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