Energy Bill Assistance

Need help with energy bill? We can help!

Do I qualify?

You must be a legal resident of Orange County and have a gross household income no more than 150% of Federal Poverty Income Guidelines.

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT of ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY

LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHEAP) POVERTY INCOME GUIDELINES*

EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2020

2020 Household Income Guidelines
Number of People in the Household Maximum Annual Household Income
1 $19,140
2 $25,860
3 $32,580
4 $39,300
5 $46,020
6 $52,740
7 $59,460
8 $66,180
***For each additional person in the household with more
than 8 people, add: $6,720

*These figures are based on the 2020 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) poverty guidelines published in the Federal Register on January 17, 2020.

You Will Need:

Required Documents:

  • Utility Bill (proof of utility obligation)
  • Proof of Income for all household members (proof of income may be but not limited to):
    • Pay stubs for one month
    • Copies of award letters from Social Security, SSI, SSDI, VA, TANF/Wages, etc.
    • Letter or print-out from employer(s)
    • W-2 (tax forms)
    • Statement of financial support from family, friends or other agencies
    • Self-Declaration of income statement (signed)
    • Verification of income via Caseworker/Social Worker
    • Certification letter from Section 8/HUD/Orlando Housing Authority showing amounts of monthly Utility Allowance, Reimbursement or proof of Flat Rent. (APPLICANTS MUST PAY THE MONTHLY UTILITY AMOUNT(S) PRIOR TO LIHEAP DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY)
    • Copy of Photo Identification of applicant
    • Copy of Social Security Cards for all members of the household (Other documents can be presented if card(s) are not available)
    • Copy of Food Stamps Award Letter

Contact Us

Community Action Division
2100 E Michigan Street
Orlando, FL 32806

Phone: (407) 836-7429
Fax: (407) 836-7439

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm