What is Wyoming 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 Wyoming?
To qualify for Wyoming HEAP, you must be enrolled in a qualifying social service program (see below):
- Must be a resident of the state of Wyoming
- 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 Wyoming LIHEAP
- The application,
- Proof of your household income (earned and unearned),
- A copy of your most recent utility bill,
- Photocopies of ID for every person in the household, and
- Proof you pay or get child support
Then, print the application, fill it out and send it all to:
P.O. Box 827,
Cheyenne, WY 82003
Or you may fax it to:
Or you may scan and email it to:
If you have questions about your application, benefit amount, or payments please call 1-800-246-4221.