Find Help
1-866-674-6327

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.

 

Local Profiles

Ohio: LIHEAP Local Profile






By Jake Brown Ohio has always been one of the Northern Midwest’s coldest states weather-wise, coupled with being one of the region’s hardest-hit in the Great Recession of the past few years.  With the Plain Dealer’s report last month that “President Obama’s proposed 2012 budget…

New Jersey: LIHEAP Local Profile no. 2






New Jersey experienced record-setting snowfalls during the winter and spring of 2010, and is on a course for similar weather in 2011. Low temperatures and high snow accumulation will prove life threatening to residents of the state. According to Congressman Frank Pallone, “We’ve had a…

New Jersey: LIHEAP Local Profile






New Jersey experienced record-setting snowfalls during the winter and spring of 2010, and is on a course for similar weather in 2011. Low temperatures and high snow accumulation will prove life threatening to residents of the state. According to Congressman Frank Pallone, “We’ve had a…

Minnesota: LIHEAP Local Profile






Minnesota has always been known for its traditionally-frigid winters, and to that end, operates an almost year-round LIHEAP assistance program, with the Minnesota Department of Commerce reporting that almost 160,000 Minnesotan Households had received LIHEAP assistance already in 2010, capped with an early December announcement…

Illinois and Michigan: LIHEAP Local Profiles






Across the cold-weather landscape that comprises Midwestern and upper-Midwestern states like Illinois and Michigan, LIHEAP has for years now been a life-saving friend to millions of working and middle class families (including tens upon tens of thousands of elderly residents) who wouldn’t have kept the…

delay sprey viga sprey