EAP is federally funded assistance with home heating costs and energy conservation for eligible households. Program components include benefit assistance for heat and electricity, furnace repair or replacement, weatherization referral, and cooling assistance (in summer months-based on medical necessity).
Beginning Monday, November 14, 2016, one regular HEAP benefit is available for a household's main source of heat.
Beginning January 3, 2017, HEAP Emergency benefits are available for the main source of heat, and for heat-related electric (electric that is necessary to operate the furnace, thermostat, etc.).