Home Energy Assistance Program

Home Energy Assistance Program

FUNDING STATUS

Updated: 12/12/23
Shasta County
HEAP/FT (PG&E): We currently have funding available.
WPO (Wood, Propane, Kerosene, Pellets, etc.): We currently have funding available.
Water Bill Assistance: We currently have funding available.

Tehama County
HEAP/FT (PG&E): We currently have funding available.
WPO (Wood, Propane, Kerosene, Pellets, etc.): We currently have funding available.
Water Bill Assistance: We currently have funding available.

SHHIP coordinates two energy bill assistance programs for low-income Shasta and Tehama county residents. The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) provides payment assistance with home energy bills. You may apply once every twelve months. The payment varies depending on income, household size, funding, and current priority plan. Applicants should download and complete the provided applications, or call 1-877-801-7692 or (530)378-6900, and press option 2.

HEAP/LIHWAP ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES*
Household SizeMonthly Income
1$2,882.83
2$3,769.83
3$4,656.83
4$5,543.92
5$6,430.92
6$7,317.92
7$7,484.25
8$7,650.58

*Households enrolled in LIHEAP or CalFresh may be categorically eligible for the LIHWAP program.

LIHWAP WATER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

We have received funding for the low income home water assistance program that can assistance households with water costs. LIHWAP provides a one-time payment assistance benefit of up to $15,000 on residential water and wastewater bills for low-income households. Eligibility is based on household size, income, and Water Service Agency participation. For more information please give us a call at 530-378-6900 option 0. The application is included in the packet provided on this page.

Applications and Additional Information

If you wish to print the application and submit it by mail or bring it to our office use the following links to download and print the application. Or you may have one mailed to you. To have an application mailed please call (530) 378-6900 option 2
(Check funding status and read instructions thoroughly before applying.)

A printer friendly application In black and white without instructions can be viewed HERE. Please be sure to view the instructions in the above files to ensure your application is completed correctly. Incomplete applications will be returned.

If you wish to apply online and submit your documentation electronically use the following link. Read all instructions carefully

Online application is not for water assistance.