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Need Help Paying For Your Heat? Assistance Is Available

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At Dixon Energy, we do all we can to take the stress out of heating season, with convenient services and easy ways to pay for your heating oil or propane gas. But sometimes bill paying can be a challenge – if you have recently lost a job, for example, or if you’re struggling to make ends meet in your New Jersey home.

If you think you will have trouble paying your heating bill this winter, consider applying for assistance from the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) – you could be eligible for financial help to get you through this tough time.

Here are three common questions and answers about LIHEAP to help you get the application process started.

  1. What Is LIHEAP? LIHEAP is a federal program that helps low-income households with their home energy bills. LIHEAP offers several types of help for eligible, including Regular and Emergency benefits, Heating Repair or Replacement benefits, and Clean and Tune Benefits.
  2. What Are The LIHEAP Program Requirements? To qualify for LIHEAP in New Jersey, you must be an NJ resident with a monthly household income (before taxes) that must not exceed the amounts indicated here.
    LIHEAP eligibility and benefits are based on:
    • income,
    • household size,
    • the primary heating source, and
    • the presence of a household member who is under age 6, age 60 or older or permanently disabled.

    To find out if you may be eligible and apply for LIHEAP and other programs and services, visit this NJ State eligibility page for prescreening requirements.

  3. How Can I Apply For LIHEAP?

For further information, please visit: https://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/dhcr/offices/hea.html

Stay safe and warm this winter with assistance from LIHEAP and dependable heating oil and propane deliveries in NJ from Dixon Energy. Contact us today to learn more.