Nevada HEAP





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

Nevada LIHEAP is also called Nevada Energy Assistance Program (EAP).

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 Nevada?

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

  • Must be a resident of the state of Nevada
  • 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 Nevada LIHEAP

To apply for this program, please visit the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services homepage and navigate to Energy Assistance.

Program Contact Information

Please visit the Nevada Division of Welfare and Supportive Services website for more information on LIHEAP.
To get answers to other questions,
call:
Reno/Carson City (775) 684-0730
Las Vegas (702) 486-1404
Toll Free (800) 992-0900
Visit our website at: http://dwss.nv.gov for more information on the program requirements.




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