LIHEAP & USF
Deadline for the 2023 HEA applications is on June 30, 2023
The Home Energy Assistance and Universal Service Fund programs provide assistance to households that meet the Federal Government income guidelines (200% of poverty for Home Energy Assistance and State income guidelines 175% of poverty for Universal Service Fund) and are unable to pay their heating bill due to hardship or circumstances beyond their control.
Assistance is provided through a one-time payment in a given heating season for Home Energy. Universal Service Funds are monthly credits based on eligibility income, other benefits received and utility usage for 12 consecutive months. Amount of Universal Service Fund is determined by the utility company.
For information on programs above please contact the Home Energy Assistance office in your area
Toms River 732-244-9041
Barnegat Outreach Office
(by appointment only)
Atlantic City 609-345-1359