Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly

The Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program helps eligible seniors pay their home energy bill, if there is a crisis. This federally funded program pays up to $600. If qualified, you may receive one benefit per season per household.

To qualify for EHEAP:

  • To receive help, you must be age 60 or older
  • Meet income requirements
  • The utility company must have either issued a past due bill, or have sent a letter saying it plans to cut off service
  • You must be approved by SRA

Senior Resource Alliance (SRA) checks your eligibility for the assistance program. SRA works only with community caseworkers, and your information is kept confidential.

To find a community caseworker in your area, search below.

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For those who are not eligible for EHEAP services, Click here or for additional Utility Bill Payment Assistance Agencies.