Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

Do you need help paying winter heating bills? The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) may be able to help.

HEAP is a one-time credit to help eligible Ohioans pay their utility bills. Eligibility is determined by income and the number of people in the household. Anyone age 18 and older is able to apply.

All heating types are eligible, including the following: electric, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, and kerosene.

How can the Area Agency on Aging help?

  • Mail and provide applications to anyone age 18 and older
  • Assist those age 60 and older with filling out the application either in-person or over the phone
  • Provide information and answer questions

Call (419) 524-4144 or (800) 860-5799 to schedule an appointment or learn more about the HEAP program.

For more information about Energy Assistance Programs or to check the status of your HEAP application, click here.