LIHEAP Application Instructions


You can apply for Alaska HAP between October 1 and April 30 this for this session. For elderly and disabled, the applications can be accepted as early as September. You will have three options to apply for Alaska HAP.

Apply in person: You can apply in person by visiting Department of Public Assistance office and filling out an application.

Apply through mail/fax: You can also apply through mail/fax by downloading application and mailing it to:

Heating Assistance Program

10002 Glacier Highway, Suite 205

Juneau, AK 99801-1700

You can download application from this DHSS website. (http://dhss.alaska.gov/dpa/Documents/dpa/programs/hap/HAP-APP13.pdf).

Apply through phone: You can also apply for Alaska HAP through phone by calling at 1-800-470-3058. You can request DHSS to send you an application through mail. You can return the application after completing it to apply for benefits.


Eligibility Requirements


To receive benefits through Alaska HAP, you will have to meet the following eligibility criteria.

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

  • You must a resident of Alaska

  • You must need help with heating costs

  • You must meet income eligibility guidelines for the program

Income eligibility

Households will have to meet the following income guidelines in order to receive benefits through Alaska HAP benefits.

Number of people in household Annual gross income limits

  1. $20,955

  2. $28,380

  3. $35,805

  4. $43,230

  5. $50,655

  6. $58,080

  7. $65,505

  8. $72,930

If you have more than eight people living in the household, you can add $7,425 for each additional person.

You can also use <strong>this eligibility calculator page</strong> to see if you qualify to receive Alaska HAP benefits.