LIHEAP offers both cash and crisis grants. Families may apply for:
Cash grants help families pay their heating bills. The one-time payment is sent directly to your utility company or fuel provider, and it will be credited to your bill. (In some cases, the check may be mailed to you directly.) Cash grants range from around $300-$1000 and are based on household size, income, and fuel type.
Crisis grants may be available if you have an emergency situation and are in jeopardy of losing heat. You can receive more than one Crisis grant, as necessary, during the season until the maximum benefit of $1000 is reached.