The Georgia Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, is a federally funded program that helps low-income families with their household energy bills.
This assistance can reduce the risk of health and safety problems such as illness, fire or disconnections.
The "Georgia LIHEAP" program can offer you one or more of the following types of assistance:
Energy bill payment assistance
Energy crisis assistanceBad weather and small energy-related domestic repairs
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance program is called LIHEAP. They assist low income people and families with their heating and cooling bills. This program is therefore, a year long program that is available 12 months a year.
To qualify for the LIHEAP assistance, you need to qualify. We provide the current Federal Poverty Rates nationwide below.
You are automatically qualified for LIHEAP assistance if you participate in the SNAP food stamps program, TANF Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or the SSI program through Social Security.
|Persons In Family||Earnings (100% Fed Poverty Guideline)|
*Alaska and Hawaii have different rates for HUD federal poverty guidelines.
These numbers above represent 100% of the Federal Poverty Rate. In order to get legal aid from some offices, they use a sliding fee scale. When they use a sliding fee scale, the 100% rate can be different than 100%. In those cases, using for example a 200% federal poverty level, you will only need double the 100% number listed above to 200%.
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