LIHEAP Application Instructions

In order to apply for LIHEAP in Idaho, you will have to contact your local agency that is providing LIHEAP benefits. You can find list of agencies offering these benefits in different areas in LIHEAP here. Use this link to find out the agency who is offering LIHEAP benefits in your area.

When you apply for Idaho LIHEAP, remember to bring the following documents with you so that your eligibility can be determined for the program.

  • Names and date of birth for all members of your household

  • Social security numbers

  • A copy of your recent utility bill

  • Proof of your residence

  • Proof of your income

Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for Idaho LIHEAP, you will have to meet the following eligibility requirements.

  • You must be a U.S citizen or a qualified alien

  • You must be a resident of Idaho

  • You must have genuine financial requirement for LIHEAP assistance

  • Your household income for last three months prior to filing the application should be below 150% of the federal poverty level (FPL)

Income eligibility

For Idaho LIHEAP, income limits are set at 150% of Federal Poverty Guidelines (FPL). Here is a chart showing income limits against the number of persons in the household.

Size of family unit Income limit (3 months prior to application)

  1. $4,189

  2. $5,674

  3. $7,159

  4. $8,644

  5. $10,129

  6. $11,614

  7. $13,099

  8. $14,584

If your household has more than eight people in the family unit, then add $1,485 for each additional person.