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 through March 31 or until funds are exhausted.
Priority in eligibility is given to disabled persons receiving services through the Division of Aging and Adult Services, or households in which a member of the household is age 60 and older from December 1st - December 31st. Payments will be made directly to utility companies. Payments will not be made to the applicant. Everyone who is eligible must apply. No one will be automatically approved. All applicants are encouraged to continue to pay their utility bill as normal.
A household that applies must:
Applications can be made at the following DSS locations: Kuralt Center, 301 Billingsley Road, Charlotte, or Chapin Hall, 3205 Freedom Drive, Charlotte
What to bring with you:
An elderly or disabled person who wishes to apply may contact JUST 1 CALL (704-432-1111) or send a representative to the County Department of Social Services to apply for them.