Attention Iowa residential customers who need help with heating bills

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been established to help qualifying low-income Iowa homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs for the winter heating season.

The assistance is based on household income, household size, type of fuel and type of housing.

If you are not sure where to apply, please contact

LIHEAP, by calling 2-1-1 or visiting Where to Apply | Iowa Department of Human Rights

or write to:

Iowa Department of Human Rights
Capitol Complex
Des Moines, IA 50319

Or call your local community action agency:

Northeast Iowa Community Action Offices
Chickasaw County  (641) 394-2007
Howard County  (563) 547-4413
Winneshiek County  (563) 382-8436

County Relief Offices
Chickasaw County  (641) 394-2792
Howard County  (563) 547-2636
Winneshiek County  (563) 382-8436


When to apply: 

Elderly (60 & over) and/or disabled: October 1 to April 30
All other households: November 1 to April 30