Kentucky LIHEAP

Kentucky LIHEAP assists eligible Kentucky residents and families with their heating and cooling costs, often through direct payments to utility companies on their behalf.

LIHEAP home heating program has two main components: Subsidy and Crisis. When funds are available, a third component to help with summer cooling costs may be offered.

The subsidy component operates in November and December to help residents at or below 150% of the federal poverty level, while the crisis component operates from early January until the middle of March, or until all funds are depleted.


How much does LIHEAP pay in Kentucky? #

Eligible household will receive a fixed amount of $294 per year in seven monthly installments of $42 that are applied to the current bill.

The summer cooling component provides households one-time benefit ranging from $100 to $400 depending on income levels and housing category.

What is the income limit for LIHEAP in Kentucky? #

  • Family Size Income Limit
  • 1 $1,823
  • 2 $2,465
  • 3 $3,108
  • 4 $3,750
  • 5 $4,393
  • 6 $5,035
  • 7 $5,678
  • 8 $6,320

How do I apply for LIHEAP in Kentucky? #

Kentucky’s Community Action Network collectively operates outreach offices in all 120 Kentucky counties. Applicants should apply in person at their local Community Action Agency outreach office.

To locate your local outreach office, please call

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