HEAP - Home Energy Assistance Program

A federally funded program designed to help eligible Ohioans meet the rising cost of home heating this winter.

Eligibility - September 2013
A household whose total income is at or below 175 percent of the 2015 Federal poverty guidelines may be eligible. Guidelines are listed below. Households with zero income are required to provide an IRS transcript. Visit www.irs.gov/Individuals/Get-Transcript or call 1-800-908-9946 for assistance with IRS transcripts.

Size od Household
1 person - up to $20,597.50
2 persons - up to $27,877.50
3 persons - up to $35,157.50
4 persons – up to $42,437.50
5 persons – up to $49,717.50
6 persons – up to $56,997.50
7 persons - up to $64,277.50
8 persons – up to $71,557.50

For households with more than eight members, add $7,280 for each individual member.

What do you need to apply? Proof of income, for all residents 18 years or older, for the past 12 months. A copy of your most recent utility bill. Your completed and signed HEAP application. Social Security number and birth date for all residents in the home.

You May Be Eligible
Please contact your local Senior Center for an application and assistance in filling it out. Please call if you need in-home assistance with filling out the application.

For more information visit energyhelp.ohio.gov or email them at energyhelp@development.ohio.gov, or call toll free 1-800-282-0880. In Franklin County call, 614-644-6600. Hearing impaired applicants with a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) can call toll-free 1-800-686-1577, or in Franklin County call 614-752-8808

The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider of ADA Services.

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