Applying for The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)
Updated: Apr 28
UPDATE: LIEAP funds have been exhausted and applications are closed.
Due to COVID-19, Clay County Department of Social Services will be completing all
applications for the Energy programs (heating and cooling assistance) by phone. To make an application for these programs, please contact the Clay County Department of Social Services at (828) 389-6301.
The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a federally-funded program that
provides for a one-time vendor payment to help eligible households pay their heating bills.
Households including a person aged 60 or older or disabled persons receiving services
through the NC Division of Aging and Adult Services are eligible to sign up for assistance from Dec. 1 – 31. All other households may apply from Jan. 1 – March 31 or until funds are exhausted.