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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about issues relating to the Home Energy
Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in Pennsylvania.

  • COMPASS - Apply for Public Benefits and Services from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania residents can apply for a variety of programs offered by the PA Department of Human Services, including public assistance, food stamps, health care coverage, energy assistance and other social service programs at this site Content Detail

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    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Application for Social Services (COMPASS)
  • LIHEAP Benefit Amount Table

    This tool from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services allows you to see the amount of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) benefits you are eligible to receive. Select the county where you live and the type of fuel you use to heat your home or a type you to use for additional heat. The benefit table for your county and the type of fuel you use is displayed listing the LIHEAP benefit amount for your yearly income range and household size. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
  • LIHEAP FAQ's

    A list of frequently asked questions from Northwestern Legal Services relating the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in Pennsylvania. Content Detail

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    Northwestern Legal Services
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

    information from Northwestern Legal Services concerning Pennsylvania's LIHEAP Program, eligibility guidelines, how to apply, how payments are received, etc. Content Detail

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    Northwestern Legal Services
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

    Information from Neighborhood Legal Services Association on the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program in Pennsylvania. Content Detail

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Energy Assistance

    Information from the Erie County Bar Association on the Pennsylvania Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program that helps low income people pay their heating bills through energy assistance grants and emergency repair assistance. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Heating Assistance/LIHEAP

    Information from the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services regarding the Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) program in Pennsylvania, how to apply, program dates, as well as the income limits for this program. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
  • What Every Utility Customer Should Know

    Information from Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. for utility customers Read More

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    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.
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  • A Guide to Public Benefits

    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. provides this guide to some programs that are funded by the government to provide help to individuals and families during times of need. Read More

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    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.
  • Benefits Available from the Welfare Office for Low Income Persons

    A Summary of Benefits available through your County Assistance Office from Neighborhood Legal Services Association. Content Detail

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Tips on Applying for Welfare Benefits

    Helpful tips from Neighborhood Legal Services Association about filing an application for benefits from the Department of Public Welfare. Content Detail

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • LIHEAP and CAP Programs (Video)

    This video from Neighborhood Legal Services Association explains the operation of the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Customer Assistance Programs (CAP) offered by utility companies. Read More

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Pennsylvania Utility Law (Video)

    12/2011- Video presented by Northwestern Legal Services featuring Attorney Patrick Cicero of the Pennsylvania Utility Law Project. Information presented includes threats of termination - heating oil, electric, water, gas; affordability; steps to reduce consumption; Public Utilities Commission regulation; Applying for LIHEAP, Weatherization program, customer assistance plans. Copyright 2011, NWLS All rights reserved. Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services
  • Telephone Assistance Program - Lifeline

    Lifeline is a program that provides reduced telephone costs to customers of qualified telephone services. It is available to recipients of General Assistance (GA), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Federal Public Housing Assistance, Medical Assistance, Food Stamps or the National School Free Lunch Program. Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Department of Human Services