The crisis component of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, known as LIHEAP, begins January 11. 2016. The program is available to families in a home-heating crisis. If you're worried about how to heat your home, LIHEAP representatives say it's important to be prepared when you apply.
You'll need social security cards for everyone living in your household, proof of income, a disconnect or termination notice if you're using electric or natural gas and a metered utility bill to prove residency.