The Georgia Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federally funded program that helps low-income Georgians with home energy bills to reduce the risk of health and safety issues that occur as a result of disconnection.

Qualified individuals may be able to receive energy bill payment assistance, energy crisis assistance, weatherization and energy-related minor home repairs. Applications are offered first to homebound individuals, individuals age 65 and over and those with life-threatening circumstances. For more information, call 404-657-3426 or visit

Georgia LIHEAP response to COVID-19 pandemic
Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, $900 million of supplemental LIHEAP funding will be distributed nationwide to help “prevent, prepare for, or respond to” home energy needs during the coronavirus pandemic. Georgia received more than $44 million of federal funding for LIHEAP CARES. The LIHEAP CARES Program began on July 1, 2020 in Georgia.

By the Numbers | LIHEAP

  • 193,528 households received assistance from the LIHEAP program in SFY 2020