L.I.H.E.A.P.

​LIHEAP stands for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and is funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services. LIHEAP provides financial assistance to help very low income households pay for the costs of heating and cooling their homes. The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe has to abide by the requirements and guidelines issued by the US Department of Health and Human Services for the LIHEAP program when distributing funds. More information about LIHEAP can be found on this web site: www.acf.hhs.gov.

LIHEAP funds are distributed by the US Department of Health and Human Services to states and to tribes within states.

Eligible American Indian households on the Lower Elwha Klallam Reservation plus eligible Lower Elwha Klallam households within a 15 mile radius of the Lower Elwha Klallam Reservation.

How to Apply

Call Dorene at 360.452.8471 x. 200 for an appointment.

IF YOU RECEIVED LIHEAP LAST YEAR, Dorene will review your file from last year and give you a check list of what you will need so she can determine your eligibility based on federal guidelines.

  • Must have current income verification for the three months prior to appointment date.
  • Must Photo ID if it is not in your file from last year.
  • Must have current landlord statement

IF YOU DID NOT RECEIVE LIHEAP LAST YEAR , YOU WILL NEED THE FOLLOWING:

  • Must have current income verification for the three months prior to appointment date.
  • Must Photo ID if it is not in your file from last year.
  • Must have current landlord statement
  • Social Security Cards of all members of the family
  • Proof of tribal enrollment

Requirements

When applying for LIHEAP, please bring the following for all members living within the household:

  • ​Social Security Cards
  • Photo Identification
  • Tribal Enrollment Information
  • Birth Certificates
  • Three months of income for everyone in the household