Spectrum Community Services - LIHEAP

Address: 2621 Barrington Court
Hayward, CA - 94540
(510) 881-0300

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  • About Spectrum Community Services - LIHEAP

    LIHEAP assists low-income households that pay a high portion of their income to meet their energy needs, and provides one-time financial assistance to help balance an eligible household's utility bill.

    LIHEAP Applicants must:

    •     Live in Alameda County.
    •     Provide a complete PG&E or Alameda Municipal Power bill.
    •     Provide proof of monthly income for the entire household (see table below).


    Current income documents for your household, California picture ID, most recent utility bills.

    Additional documentation may be required during the application process.

    Please contact the service provider for more information.

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    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.


    Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2023

    Persons In Family Earnings (100% Fed Poverty Guideline)
    1 $14,580
    2 $19,720
    3 $24,860
    4 $30,000
    5 $35,140
    6 $40,280
    7 $45,420
    8 $50,560

    *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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    Hours of Operation

    • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Saturday closed
    • Sunday closed

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