Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Fall Subsidy Heating Assistance Program 2023-2024

Article By:  Ellen Leake, CSBG Program Director, Agency Operations Officer

Press Release   |   Oct 10, 2023

Pre-registration opportunities for the 2023-2024 Subsidy Heating Assistance Program will be offered by appointment, October 23rd – November 3rd for those residents who are on a fixed income, and who are elderly (age 60 or over) or disabled receiving social security, SSI, pension, or Black Lung benefits. Pre-registration benefits will be posted in November.

Applicants must be within 150% of the federal poverty guidelines and willing to provide the documentation below:

  • Address Verification, metered utility bill, unopened legal piece of first-class mail confirming the name and address, etc.
  • Must reside in Kentucky. Must apply in the county of residence.
  • Proof of all household income for the preceding month (food stamp, award letter, pay stubs, etc.).
  • Social Security card(s) or official documentation with social security numbers or Permanent Resident Card Numbers for everyone living in the household.
  • Most recent heating bill or verification from landlord that heating expenses are included in the rent (i.e. lease agreements).

Income-eligible residents who do not meet the requirements for pre-registration (who are not elderly or disabled) may still apply for Subsidy LIHEAP benefits starting November 6 – December 15, 2023, by appointment. Walk-ins will be offered an appointment or wait for an opening.