The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) helps income-eligible households pay their energy bill or heating fuel provider. Eligible homeowners or renters may qualify to have specific payment amount credited to their electric utility account or receive financial assistance in obtaining firewood, propane, pellets or heating oil. In addition to the credit on their utility bill, eligible households will receive valuable information about energy conservation and practical tips on how to save money on energy costs.
Priority is given to the elderly, disabled and families with children under age 5. Eligible El Dorado and Alpine County residents may apply for this program.
2019 HEAP Program: Only accepting Wood, Propane, Pellet, and Oil Applications at this time. Additional electricity funds will be available soon. Check back at the end of September for status.2020 HEAP Program: Check back in October 2019
-- Applications for HEAP are accepted by APPOINTMENT ONLY. To make an appointment, please call 530-621-6150. Tahoe Basin Residents, please contact 530-573-3490 for program updates.
-- Applicants must meet MINIMUM POINT THRESHOLD eligibility under the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Priority Plan. Applicants must provide proof and documentation of any of the following in the home: Child under 5 years, Disabled or Senior over 60 years or older.
-- You must provide copies of all required documents. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Required Document List
2019 Income Guidelines
HEAP Application: Electricity/WPO Application / Español Lake Tahoe and Alpine County residents only: Natural Gas/Electricity Application Weatherization Application
Placerville Senior Center - 937 Spring Street, Placerville (530) 621-6150
South Lake Tahoe Office - 1360 Johnson Blvd., Suite 103, South Lake Tahoe (530) 573-3490
Off-Site Intake Locations - Click hereTo better serve our households in rural communities, please visit us at one of our Off-Site locations. No appointment necessary at Off-Site locations. Households are seen on a first-come, first serve basis. During inclement weather, please call the HEAP office before going to location.
Energy Assistance Programs Brochure or call (530) 621-6150.
Email us at HEAP@edcgov.us
Related Links:Weatherization Program