The California LIHEAP program helps eligible low-income persons to offset the costs of heating and/or cooling through financial assistance.

How to Apply for LIHEAP in California:

To apply, click here to find an energy service provider in your area, r call 1-866-675-6623.


In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of California, you must need financial assistance for home energy costs.

You must also have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below 60 percent of the State’s Median Income:

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $24,236
2 $31,693
3 $39,150
4 $46,607
5 $54,065
6 $61,522
7 $62,920
8 $64,318

*For households with more than eight people, add $1,398 per additional person.
A person who participates or has family members who participate in certain other benefit programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or certain needs-tested Veterans benefits may be automatically eligible.

More Information:

For more information about this program visit the website.