Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
Citizens Energy offers temporary heating assistance by providing 100 free gallons of heating oil to homeowners facing economic hardship. Applications are accepted between January 11 and February 28, or until the funds are exhausted. Citizens Energy can be contacted directly at 877-563-4645.
NJ LIHEAP is funded by the federal government. In order to be eligible for LIHEAP, your income cannot exceed 225% of the federal poverty level (approximately $48,000 for a family of four). For applications and additional information please contact the agencies below.
New Jersey SHARES assists income eligible households throughout New Jersey to pay their energy, telephone and water bills. For information and eligibility guidelines on these different programs please go to the website below.
http://www.state.nj.us/dca/divisions/dhcr/offices/hea.htm Call 1 800 510 3102