FY 2015/2016 Low-Income Energy Programs
Federal | State | Utility | Charitable


LIHEAP Contact
Public Inquiries: 1-800-246-4221
Website: http://dfsweb.wyo.gov/economic-assistance/lieap

LIHEAP Administering Agency Contact
Call 1-800-246-4221 for a mailed application
Application: http://dfsweb.wyo.gov/economic-assistance/lieap

Weatherization Assistance Program

LIHEAP FY 2016 Funding (including tribal awards)
$8,567,983 (Initial CR Release)

LIHEAP Income Eligibility Level
60% State Median Income

LIHEAP FY 2016 Benefit
Heating: $45 minimum, $1,238 maximum
Crisis: $500 maximum

LIHEAP Households Served in FY 2014
Heating: 9,897
Cooling: 0
Winter/Year-round Crisis: 1,496
Summer Crisis: 0

LIHEAP Program Dates
Heating: November 1 - June 30
Crisis: October 1 - April 15
Weatherization: Year-round


Senior Tax Rebate

Provides a tax rebate in the form of a check made out to the client for up to $500 or $600 depending on program guidelines. You must be 65 years of age or older, or over age 18 and 100% disabled, and a Wyoming resident for one full year at the time of application. An applicant must be income qualified. Applications available through your local senior center. Call the Division of Aging at 307-777-7986 for more information.


Low-Income Rate Assistance and Energy Efficiency

Rocky Mountain Power
Partners with Wyoming Energy Council, Inc. to provide low income weatherization services.

Cheyenne Light Fuel and Power
Will provide a $30 benefit per household to LIEAP eligible customers.

Emergency Charitable Assistance

Please note these charitable funds are last resort emergency funds with limited resources and limited times of operation.

Energy Share of Wyoming
Energy assistance for those who do not qualify for LIEAP and are experiencing a situation such as a medical or family crisis, which makes it difficult to pay their energy bills. Funded by utility companies, customers, local businesses and private donation. Individuals interested in applying for funds should contact their local Salvation Army, or call toll-free 1-877-461-5719, to determine your local Salvation Army field representative.

Lower Valley Energy
The Operation Roundup
The program, which is administered by an independent board of directors, provides assistance with energy, fuel, housing and food expenses for local families and individuals needing assistance. Applications are available at either office.
Jackson Office, 307-733-2446
Afton Office, 307-885-3175

Page last updated: November 9, 2015

November 9, 2015