LIHEAP is a federally funded program operated by the Arizona Department of Economic Security (ADES). This program helps qualified households pay their heating and cooling bills. Households may receive up to $1,200 per year as a standard LIHEAP benefit, and an additional $1,000 crisis benefit is available for those experiencing an energy crisis.

There are several ways to apply for LIHEAP:
Apply online
Schedule an appointment with a Community Action Program near you
• Call (866) 494-1981

LIHEAP Can Help Your Household With:

  • Catching up on current and past-due energy bills
  • Paying utility deposits
  • Implementing energy efficiency measures to reduce future energy costs
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Application Requirements

  • State Driver’s License or Identification Card
  • Proof of U.S. citizenship, permanent legal residence (LPR), or other qualifying immigration status such as refugee or current temporary protected status (TPS)
  • Proof of permanent residence, such as a lease, deed or property tax bill
  • Social Security cards or numbers, birth certificates or school records for all household members including children
  • Income verification of all household members 18 years of age and older for the last 30 days (paystubs, social security, award notices, unemployment Insurance, pension funds or disability, etc.)
  • Copies of all current utility bills
  • Utility Termination Notice (if you have received a shut-off notice or delinquent notice from your energy company)
  • Statement showing utility allowance if you are living in subsidized housing, such as Section 8.
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