Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)

The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) provides a one-time annual vendor payment to help eligible families pay their heating expense.

When to apply:

Only households containing an elderly person age 60 and above or a disabled person receiving services through the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) are eligible to potentially receive benefits from Dec. 1 through Dec. 31 or until funds are exhausted. Disabled persons are defined as receiving SSI, SSA, or VA disability.

Any household can potentially receive benefits from Jan. 1 through March 31 or until funds are exhausted, if all eligibility requirements are met.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Households meet income eligibility requirements if the total household members’ countable income for base period (month(s) prior to application) is equal to or less than 130 percent of the current poverty level.
  • Household members meet the resource requirement if the total household members’ countable resources are $2,250 or less as of the date of the application.

For additional information regarding help with bills, please visit Emergency Assistance.


How to apply:


To access a printable application, click here.

Mail applications to PO Box 966 Oxford, NC 27565.

Drop off applications off at 410 West Spring Street, Oxford, NC 27565 or 2531 East Lyon Station Road, Creedmoor, NC 27522.

Fax applications to (919) 693-5090 or 919-504-4894.

Apply over the phone by calling (919) 693-1511.








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