Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), 2019-2020

In home assistance is available for completing HEAP Applications. 

Eligibility - A household whose total income is at or below 175 percent of the 2019-2020 federal poverty level. See the Chart to the right for income guidelines, as you may qualify for HEAP assistance.

Size of Household Total Gross Annual Household Income
1 $21,857.50
2 $29,592.50
3 $37,327.50
4 $45,062.50
5 $52,797.50
6 $60,532.50
7 $68,267.50
8 $76,002.50
For families/households with more than eight members, contact your local Community Action agency.

You May Be Eligible

Contact
Geauga County Department on Aging
12555 Ravenwood Drive
Chardon, Ohio 44024
(440) 279-2130

For more information, call toll free 1-800-282-0880. Hearing impaired applicants with a telecommunications device for the dear (TDD) can call toll free 1-800-686-1577.

Applicants requirements at the time of application - A list of all household members and proof of income for the last 30 days and 12 months for each member, Income documents, Main and electric heating bills (if the applicant has gas and electric) regardless of account status, Proof of Citizenship, Proof of Disability if applicable, and Social Security Numbers for all household members. This Program is made Possible through a grant from the Ohio Department on Aging, through the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging.

The Summer Crisis Program is available July 1 – August 31. The Winter Crisis Program is available November 1 – March 31. The 2020 HEAP Summer Crisis Program deadline has been extended this year until September 30th.