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If you need help finding local energy assistance resources, call the National Energy Assistance Referral hotline toll-free at 1-866-674-6327 or email energyassistance@ncat.org (TTY 1-866-367-6228)



The NEAR hotline is maintained by the LIHEAP Clearinghouse, a program of the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. It is not affiliated with the Campaign for Home Energy Assistance.

 

Congressional Profile

Statement on President’s Budget Request for LIHEAP Funding: Dedicated LIHEAP funding sees technical cut; possible situational funding yields increase






Earlier today the President and his Administration submitted a FY2017 budget request recommending $3.0 billion for the core Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). This is a cut of nearly $400 million from last year’s core program amount and a funding level well below the…

United States Conference of Mayors to Congress: Increase LIHEAP Funds, Protect Our Nation’s Most Vulnerable Populations






San Francisco, CA – During its 83rd Annual Meeting, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) today passed a resolution calling on Congress to increase funding and the appropriations of the Low Income Home Energy Program (LIHEAP) to $4.7 billion in FY2016. Submitted by Mayor…

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