Delaware

FY 2014/2015 Low-Income Energy Programs
Federal
| Charitable

Federal

LIHEAP Contact
Public Inquiries: 1-800-464-4357
Website: http://dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dssc/liheap.html

Local LIHEAP Administering Agency Contacts
New Castle County: 302-654-9295
Kent County: 302-674-1782
Sussex County: 302-856-6310

Weatherization Assistance Program
Local Administering Agency Contacts:
New Castle County: 302-654-9295
Kent County: 302-674-1782
Sussex County: 302-856-6310
Website

LIHEAP FY 2015 Funding (initial CR release)
$11,305,864

LIHEAP Income Eligibility Level
200% Federal Poverty Level

LIHEAP FY 2015 Benefit
Heating: $300 minimum, $700 maximum
Cooling: $1 minimum, $1,000 maximum
Crisis: $500 maximum

LIHEAP Households Served (Estimate for FY 2013)
Heating: 17,737
Cooling: 18,000

LIHEAP Program Dates
Heating: October 1 – April 30
Cooling: May 15 - September 30
Crisis: October 1 – April 30

Emergency Charitable Assistance

Please note these charitable funds are last resort emergency funds with limited resources and limited times of operation.

Chesapeake Utilities
Sharing Program
The Sharing Program assists elderly, disabled or fixed income households with winter heating costs. Customer donations and matching shareholder contributions are administered by Catholic Charities in Kent and New Castle counties and by the Salvation Army in Sussex county.
New Castle 302-654-9295
Kent 302-674-1782
Sussex 302-856-6310
www.chpkgas.com/customer/specialpayment.htm

Delmarva Power (Conectiv)
Good Neighbor Fuel Fund
Conectiv matches customer contributions with a donation from shareholders. A household must first apply for LIHEAP. Funds are administered by the Salvation Army.
302-472-0750
www.delmarva.com/home/billing/payment/support/default.aspx

Page last updated: October 22, 2014