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Energy Assistance

BRRRRR!  Need help with those winter heating bills?

  • Energy Assistance is available through the LIEAP Program.
  • Program is designed to help low-income families and individuals with a portion of their heating bills during the heating season.
  • It doesn't matter if you rent or own your home.
  • If you receive SNAP benefits, you qualify, just fill out the application and send it in with a copy of your heating bill.
  • If you have previously received assistance, you will be sent the application form directly from DPHHS in Helena.
  • You must reapply EACH year, if needed.
  • Qualified applicants, who are members of Southeast Electric will receive additional assistance through the SECO Energy Assistance Program. 
  • Applications are available at Southeast Electric Cooperative, the Carter County Senior Coordinator and propane providers.
  • Applications are accepted from October 1 to April 30.
Number in Household Maximum AGI in $   Number in Household Maximum AGI in $
1 22,712   5 50,664
2 29,700   6 57,652
3  36,688   7 58,962
4 43,676   8 61,980

Resource Level:  Resources include cash on hand; certificates of deposit; checking and savings accounts; market value of stocks or bonds and/or other negotiable resources; market value of contracts for deed and/or other negotiable resources. (Maximum Allowed)

  • 1 person household - $11,160
  • 2 person household - $16,744
  • For each additional person in household - $1,117


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