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Energy Assistance

Having trouble paying your home energy bills?

You might qualify for assistance from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), a federally funded program that helps low-income households with their home energy bills.

Find information from the National Energy Assistance Referral (NEAR) project. NEAR is a free service that provides information on where you can apply for LIHEAP. To contact NEAR:

  • Call the toll-free phone number at 1-866-674-6327 Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m.- 5 p.m. (Mountain Time).
  • Send an e-mail to:

Each state operates their own LIHEAP program with their own eligibility guidelines. Find details about your State LIHEAP Program.

More veterans assistance

EBenefitsLogo eBenefits offers service members, veterans, and family members an easy way to access and manage benefits, claims, and documents.

National Resource Directory The National Resource Directory connects wounded warriors, service members, veterans, their families and caregivers with those who support them.

Gold Card The U. S. Department of Labor's Gold Card provides unemployed post-9/11 era veterans with the follow-up services they need to succeed in today's job market.

Veterans Job Bank The Veterans Job Bank is a tool developed by National Resource Directory ( helps streamline the job search process for the military and Veteran communities.

Veterans Employment Center The eBenefits Veterans Employment Center (VEC) provides information and links to resources to help veterans find meaningful career opportunities and take advantage of special government and partner programs.

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