WAP Application Instructions

To apply for Maryland WAP, you will have to contact your local energy assistance office. You can find your nearest energy assistance office using this link.

If you are unable to visit your nearest office due to old age, medical needs, or disability, then you can call your local energy assistance office to arrange a home visit. You can call at 1-800-352-1446.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to receive Maryland WAP benefits, your household will need to meet eligibility criteria for the program. Here are requirements for Maryland WAP.

  • Applicant should be a U.S citizen or an eligible alien

  • Applicant should be a resident of Maryland

  • Applicant’s household income should be within income limits as set by the program, which is currently set at 200% of the Federal Poverty Line (FPL)

Income Eligibility

Here are income limits according to size of household.

Family size Annual gross income limit

  1. $22,340

  2. $30,260

  3. $38,180

  4. $46,100

  5. $54,020

  6. $61,940

  7. $69,860

  8. $77,780

If your household has more people, you can add $3,960 for each additional person to compute annual gross income limit.