Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a United States federal social services (or welfare) program that assists low-income households in meeting their costs for home energy. The LIHEAP funds may be used for the cost of running energy utilities, low cost weatherization, or other energy-related home repairs.
The mission of the LIHEAP is to assist low income households, particularly those with the lowest incomes that pay a high proportion of household income for home energy, primarily in meeting their immediate home energy needs.
Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)
The COMMUNITY SERVICES BLOCK GRANT (CSBG) provides funds to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in communities. These grants are available to:
With the support of CSBG funding, states and CAAs work together to achieve the following goals for low-income individuals: