The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program that provides eligible Ohioans assistance with their home energy bills. This one-time benefit is applied directly to the customer’s utility bill or bulk fuel bill.

Am I Eligible for HEAP?

Ohioans with a household income at or below 175 percent of the federal poverty guidelines are eligible for the program.

For July 2021-May 2022, the income levels are:

Size of HouseholdTotal Household Income 12 Months
1up to $22,540
2up to $30,485
3up to $38,430
4up to $46,375
5up to $54,320
6up to $62,265
7up to $70,210
8up to $78,155

For households with more than eight (8) members, add $7,945 for each additional member. A household applying for HEAP must report total gross household income for the past 30 days (12 months preferred) for all members, except wage or salary income earned by dependent minors under 18 years old. Both homeowners and renters are eligible for assistance.

How do I Apply?

Complete an application

For more information

To learn more call (800) 282-0880
For the hearing-impaired dial 711

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