Home Energy Assistance Program

The Low-income Home Energy Assistance Program (LiHEAP), offered through Mid-Sioux Opportunity, Inc., may be able to help you pay your winter heating bill. This program is funded through the Iowa Department of Human Rights and has been established to help qualified low-income Iowa homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs.

How to apply:

Your local Mid-Sioux office will be taking applications from November 1, 2022 through April 30, 2023. Each applicant will need to furnish a copy of their most recent heating and electric bill; original Social Security or I-94 card for each household member; and proof of the household’s income for the past month (4 weeks), the past twelve (12) months, or 2021 or 2022 tax return. Eligibility for participation is established according to the federal income guidelines listed in the chart above. Applicants eligible for an award will be paid on a first come, first served basis, and all payments are subject to availability of funds.

Household SizeMax. Annual Gross Income
6 +For families with more than 5 members, add $9,440 for each additional member.

For more information or to make an appointment, contact your local outreach office or phone: 800-859-2025, email: info@midsioux.org, hearing impaired call: 711