Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)
The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) provides for a one-time cash payment to help eligible low income families pay their heating bills. This payment is usually received in February of each year.
Applications for LIEAP must be placed in November of each year. Contact the Social Work Services for the application dates and for additional information on LIEAP.
A household that applies must:
- Have reserves at or below $2,200
- Be responsible for its heating bills in the month of October
- Have at least one U.S. citizen or noncitizen who meets the eligibility criteria. Income limits vary by household size. See the NC Division of Social Work Services income guidelines for details.
Application for services are generally accepted in the fall months through Eblen Charities. For more information call 828.255.3066
What to bring with you
Do you suspect abuse?
To make an adult or child protective services report any time, day or night, call the numbers below:
Child Abuse: 828.250.5900
Adult Abuse: 828.250.5800
Get information and start applying for services that can help you and your family.
40 Coxe Avenue
Asheville, NC 28802
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.