LIHEAP Application Instructions


If you meet income and general eligibility criteria, you can contact your local Community Action Agency (CAA). Find an office near you using this link. Applicants should have the following documents when visiting local CAA office.

  • Proof of income for all adult household members

  • Proof of unemployment

  • Proof of child support

  • Social security for all households

  • A copy of utility bills

In addition to these documents, household may have to bring additional documents to establish various facts listed in the application. You can call your local CAA office to know exactly what documents to bring. You can find contact information for an agency covering your county here. Alternatively, you can use this map (http://acaaa.org/acaaa/) and click on the region to find contact information for your local CAA office.


Eligibility Requirements


Arkansas LIHEAP assistance is only available for qualified households. The program is only limited to

  • U.S citizens and qualified legal aliens

  • Residents of Arkansas

  • Households in need of help with energy costs

  • Households meeting income guidelines

Households will qualify for LIHEAP if they meet income guidelines (listed below) and have a disconnection notice.

Income guidelines

Households needing LIHEAP help will have to meet the following income requirements

Size of household Annual income limit

  1. $21,780

  2. $29,420

  3. $37,060

  4. $44,700

  5. $52,340

  6. $59,980

If you have additional people in your household, add $7,640 for each addition person.