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P.O. Box 25352
The Oklahoma Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a Federally funded program that provides financial assistance to approximately 182,000 Oklahoma low-income households each year to help them meeting the cost of home energy. All LIHEAP assistances are subject to available funding by the Federal government.
The LIHEAP can help you and your family in two ways:
The Regular Energy Assistance Program is a non-emergency assistance that helps you and your family with a one-time payment for the following:
The Energy Crisis Assistance Program is only available intermittent between our LIHEAP Summer Cooling and Winter Heating assistance program. To be eligible, you must apply within 72 hours of the following:
LIHEAP Broadcast Message
DHS will stop accepting Energy Crisis Assistance
Program(ECAP) applications at midnight
Friday, May 24th, 2019. Clients can apply
online at www.okdhslive.org until
12:00 a.m. 05/25/2019. If eligible, payment will only be authorized for
the minimum requirement amount to prevent interruption/restore/establish
service or fuel delivery.
Eligibility requirements: ECAP application must be within
the 72 hours cut-off window when the energy is scheduled to be interrupted and
have a verifiable active cut-off order with utility provider; OR a written notice
from utility provider for new service establishment or service restoration with
minimum requirement security deposit, carryover old debt, and other fees; OR a
written notice from utility provider for refusing to deliver additional fuel
without a minimum requirement payment.
WE IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF VULNERABLE OKLAHOMANS BY INCREASING THIER ABILITY TO LEAD SAFER, HEALTHIER, MORE INDEPENDENT AND PRODUCTIVE LIVES