ENERGY ASSISTANCE APPLICATIONS
Carteret County Residents
The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a Federally-funded program that provides for a one-time vendor payment to help eligible households pay their heating bills. Only households containing an elderly person age 60 and above or a disabled persons receiving services through the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) are eligible to potentially receive benefits from December 1 through December 31 or until funds are exhausted.
Any household can potentially receive benefits from January 4 through March 31 or until funds are exhausted.
A household that applies must:
- Have at least one U.S. citizen or non-citizen who meets the eligibility criteria
- Meet an income test, bring proof of income for the previous month for all household members
- Have reserves at or below $2,250
- Be responsible for its heating bills, bring a copy of a recent electric bill and gas or oil bill
Applications will be taken Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at Carteret County Dept. of Social Services, 210 Craven St, Beaufort, N. C.