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Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program

This important resource provides financial assistance to eligible households to help pay the cost of home energy bills and other energy related services. Households may qualify for regular LIHEAP assistance and/or the Energy Crisis (emergency) Intervention Program (ECIP) for natural gas, wood, electricity, liquid petroleum propane/butane gas and other energy related services. 

Who is eligible for LIHEAP?

Individuals must be within 60 percent of the State Median Income at the time of the submission of their application.

How do I apply for LIHEAP?

Individuals who have never received services may apply through the Virtual ROMA website at https://virtualroma.mdhs.ms.gov. This site is available nationwide but services and funds are for residents of Mississippi only.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age or an emancipated minor. Individuals without access to a computer may call the Community Action Agency (CAA) or Human Resource Agency (HRA) in their area. Refer to the agency directory for agency contact information and service locations.

Division of Community Services
800-421-0762 | 601-359-4768
750 North State Street | Jackson, MS 39202

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