Energy Assistance Program (EAP)

Need help paying energy bill? Call 253-798-HEAT

The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) pays heating bills directly to utility companies for eligible applicants. Payments are based on eligible household’s fuel usage for the past 12 months and income. 

If your utilities have been disconnected please call 253-798-3590. Leave a  message and we will get back to you soon.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible applicants must reside in Pierce County outside of the City of Tacoma, provide social security cards, a photo ID, and documents to verify your address and income. Applicants must also meet the below guidelines (Effective October 1, 2022 ) to receive assistance:

 Family SizeMonthly Income (LIHEAP)Monthly Income (PSE Help)
1$1,699                 $4,738
2$2,289                $5,417

How to Apply

Apply for the Pierce County Energy Assistance Program over the phone

  • Call 253-798-4328. 
  • For questions or other translations, please call 253-798-4400 (Option 0).

Apply for the Pierce County Energy Assistance Program ONLINE

If you live within the city limits of Tacoma, apply here: Tacoma Assistance