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Office Location:


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DSS Main Office
​Wallace H. Kuralt Centre
301 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

West Charlotte Location
Community Resource Center
3205 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

Customer Connection
704-336-3000

Key Initiatives

Low Income Energy Assistance Program 

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About LIEAP

LIEAP is a federally funded program that provides a one-time vendor payment to help eligible households pay their heating bills. The Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services will be accepting applications for all eligible households December 1 through March 31, or until funds are exhausted.

Our community matters and Mecklenburg County is here to help.  The Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services is offering help to residents by providing Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) funds to eligible households.  LIEAP is a federal program that assists households with their home heating needs, so they won't have to choose between heating their homes and paying for other basic needs.

It's easy to apply.  You do not have to be at risk of disconnection or delinquent to take advantage of this one-time, direct vendor payment in the amount of $300, $400, or $500.  Residents will need to meet the income guidelines, be responsible for the bill, provide their account number and show proof of income.

Click to download an application in English or Spanish

Call 704-336-3000 or Just One Call (J1C) at 704-432-1111 
to see if you qualify for help!​

​​​Qualifying Households:

  • One U.S. citizen or legal resident
  • Income below 130% of Federal Poverty Level (see annual income guidelines below)
  • Savings at or below $2,250
  • Responsible for energy bills
  • You DO NOT have to be behind on your power or natural gas bill for assistance

 

When do I apply?

Apply December 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021
(or until funds are exhausted)          

 

How do I apply?

Two easy ways to apply:

MAIL: 
  1. Download Application
  2. Print and fill out
  3. Mail to: 
ATTN: LIEAP
Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 1800
Charlotte, NC  28208

EMAIL: 
  1. Download Application
  2. Fill out
  3. Email to: lieap@mecklenburgcountync.gov

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​What forms of identification are needed?

      • Valid identification - drivers license
      • Proof of income
      • Utility bill
      • Social security number


Click here if you need help
with your heating bill

We are here to help!

Homebound elderly or disabled persons who wish to apply may contact JUST 1 CALL (704-432-1111).
A LIEAP representative will contact you to begin the application interview process by phone.

ELDERLY COUPLE MOM AND SON

 

 

About LIEAP

LIEAP is a federally funded program that provides a one-time vendor payment to help eligible households pay their heating bills. The Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services will be accepting applications for all eligible households December 1 through March 31,
or until funds are exhausted.

Request More Information



 Valerie C. Woodard Center 
 Suite 1800
 3205 Freedom Drive
 Charlotte NC 28208





Address

Office Location:


All Locations Closed Until Further Notice

DSS Main Office
​Wallace H. Kuralt Centre
301 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

West Charlotte Location
Community Resource Center
3205 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

Customer Connection
704-336-3000

Key Initiatives

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