Virginia Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

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

Overview

The Virginia Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is comprised of four components: Fuel Assistance, Crisis Assistance, Cooling Assistance and Weatherization. The Virginia Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program assists low-income households, particularly those with the lowest incomes that pay a high proportion of household income for home energy.

Administration

Virginia Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is administered by Administration for Children and Families (ACF).

Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Virginia and you must need financial assistance for home energy costs.

 

 

 

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 $15,782
2 $21,398
3 $27,014
4 $32,630
5 $38,246
6 $43,862
7 $49,478
8 $55,094

*For households with more than eight people, add $5,616 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

 

A person who participates or has family members who participate in certain other benefit programs, such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or certain needs-tested Veterans benefits may be automatically eligible.

 

Application Details

To apply for this program, please contact the local administering agency near you.

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