The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides a one-time per season payment to household’s primary heat source utility company. It is designed to help with the extra winter heat costs for each eligible household.

Currently the program is available November 1 through February 28th, depending on funding availability. Crisis Funding may be available outside of this time period.

Participants may apply for Energy Assistance via phone, if the participant is receiving SNAP benefits, email, mail or in person.

  • If you prefer email, you can access the application form and instructions at http://idahocommunityaction.org/programs/programsenergyassistance/liheap-application-form-2. Please email your completed application and Privacy Act and Information Release form, along with income verification and heating and electric bills to kayleen@sccap-id.org
  • If you prefer mail, please mail your completed application and Privacy Act and Information Release form, along with income verification and heating and electric bills to SCCAP, Attention: LIHEAP, PO Box 531, Twin Falls, ID 83303


Things you will need to bring to your appointment:
  • Social Security cards for all household members
  • Last 30 days proof of income for the entire household
  • Your latest heating bill with account number and address
  • Your latest electric bill (if differs from heating bill) with account number and address
  • If you rent, your landlord’s name, address and phone number.



For more information contact:

Kayleen Benedictus, LIHEAP Director
email: kayleen@sccap-id.org
phone: (208) 736-0676

In order to be eligible for heating assistance, a household must meet the following income eligibility (Effective July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018)