Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Community Action Connections (CAC) is providing energy assistance to residents of Benton and Franklin Counties who meet the listed requirements set forth by the Washington State Department of Commerce. The LIHEAP program is a federally funded program, its purpose is to assist eligible households with heating costs. Alongside residential water/sewer costs through the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP), its purpose is to assist households with residential water/sewer costs.

The Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) provides funds to assist low-income households, its purpose is to assist households dealing with past due arrearages or disconnection arrearages for residential water/waste water (sewer) costs.

All potential clients must successfully register regardless of program interest for LIHEAP or LIHWAP and only submit one on-line Registration per household.

Eligibility requirements are listed below:

  • be a resident of and live in either Benton or Franklin County, and
  • be a U.S. Citizen or a “legal resident” or with at least one household members that is a U.S. Citizens or “legal residents”
  • heating source of either electric, oil, natural gas, wood, pellets or propane for your primary place of residence and/or your heat cost is included in your monthly rent
  • proof of all household income received in the one month prior to your appointment
  • identification for all household members
  • verification of address and a 12-month energy usage history
  • have an active heating account (no past and/or closed accounts) for heating assistance
  • have an active residential water/sewer account for water/sewer assistance
  • household size and combined average monthly income for all adults 18 and over must meet eligibility at or below 150% of FPL detailed below


Household SizeMaximum Monthly Income
1 Person
2 Persons
3 Persons
4 Persons
5 Persons
6 Persons
Add $590 for each additional individual over 6

We encourage and invite your household to register and submit a registry form.



Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Registry Form 2022-2023

* Required
Personal Information

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Phone Contact Information

May we send you a text message to your cell phone number for an appointment reminder? *

Full Street Address PO Boxes will not be accepted

Full Mailing Address

By submitting this registration I understand registrations will be accepted until financial projections show the number of household registrations will exhaust LIHEAP funds and at no time is my household guaranteed service.