Energy Assistance Program (EAP)

Need help paying energy bill? Call 253-798-HEAT
Call 253-798-4328 to schedule an over the phone appointment. It's that easy!
If you have already received LIHEAP since October of 2020 and you have a past due balance, please call 253-798-8700 to get signed up for the arrearage program. Please note: you MUST have a past due balance

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.

Eligible applicants must provide social security cards, a photo ID, and documents to verify your address and income. Applicants must also meet the below guidelines to receive assistance:

 Family Size Monthly Income (LIHEAP) Monthly Income (PSE Help)
1 $1,610                 
$4,242
2 $2,178                 
$4,846
3 $2,745 $5,450
$3,316 $6,054
$3,880 $6,542
$4,448 $7,025
$5,015 $7,508
8 $5,583 $7,992
9 $6,150 $8,479
10 $6,718 $8,963
If you live within the city limits of Tacoma, apply here: Tacoma Assistance


Contact


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