Nevada Energy Assistance Program (EAP)

Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in Energy Assistance
December 19, 2018


The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) assists low-income Nevadans with their home energy needs by providing qualified households with an annual benefit credited to their utility account. The benefit amount varies based on household size, income, and energy usage.

Households may receive assistance with rearranges (pass due bills) when funding is available. Arrearages assistance is limited to once in a lifetime. 


Nevada Energy Assistance Program (EAP) is administered by Administration for Children and Families (ACF).

Program Requirements:

To be eligible for the Energy Assistance Program your household must meet the minimum requirements below: 

  • Citizenship; 
  • Nevada Residency;
  • Pay a utility company, fuel supplier, or landlord for heating/cooling their home; and
  • Gross monthly household income must be below 150% of Poverty 

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $18,210
2 $24,690
3 $31,170
4 $37,650
5 $44,130
6 $50,610
7 $57,090
8 $63,570

*For households with more than eight people, add $6,480 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.


Application Details

To apply for this program, please visit the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services homepage and navigate to Energy Assistance.

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