Find Help

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 (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.



LIHEAP: Fighting Poverty in Louisiana

LIHEAP FY 2014 Funding

LIHEAP Income Eligibility Level
60% State Median Income


LIHEAP FY 2013 Benefit
Heating and cooling: $150 minimum, $600 maximum

LIHEAP Households Served
Heating: 27,654
Cooling: 40,766


LIHEAP Program Dates
Heating: October 1 – March 31
Cooling: April 1 – September 30
Crisis: Year-round


Louisiana Utilities with Low-Income Rate Assistance


Entergy Gulf States Utilities, Inc.
Senior Discount Program: Waiver of $6.00 monthly customer charge for customers who are 65 or older and have an annual income less than $10,000.


Louisiana Utilities with Low-Income Energy Efficiency Resources


Entergy LA and Entergy New Orleans
Caulking, hot water jackets, door strips, outlet plugs, solar screens, refrigerator replacement and general repairs.


State utility resource information provided by the LIHEAP Clearinghouse, a service of the U.S. Department of Heath and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.


State LIHEAP Contacts

Public Inquiries: 888-454-2001

Local LIHEAP Administering Agency Contacts
List of Contacts

Weatherization Assistance Program
Local Administering Agency Contacts

Louisiana Delegation

District 1 – Steve Scalise (R)
District 2 – Cedric Richmond (D)
District 3 – Charles Boustany Jr. (R)
District 4 – John Fleming (R)
District 5 – Vance McCallister (R)
District 6 – Bill Cassidy (R)
David Vitter (R)
Mary Landrieu (D)

Louisiana State Plan

2014 detailed State Plan


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