Wyoming

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

Federal

LIHEAP Contact
Public Inquiries: 1-800-246-4221
Website: http://dfsweb.wyo.gov/economic-assistance/lieap

LIHEAP Administering Agency Contact
Call 1-800-246-4221 for a mailed application
Application: http://dfsweb.wyo.gov/economic-assistance/lieap

Weatherization Assistance Program
Website

LIHEAP FY 2015 Funding (initial CR release that includes tribal awards)
$8,670,582

LIHEAP Income Eligibility Level
60% State Median Income

LIHEAP FY 2015 Benefit
Heating: $52 minimum, $2,297 maximum
Crisis: $500 maximum

LIHEAP Households Served (Estimate for FY 2013 Heating)
10,153

LIHEAP Program Dates
Heating: November 1 - June 15
Crisis: October 1 - April 15

State

Senior Tax Rebate

Provides a tax rebate in the form of a check made out to the client for up to $500 or $600 depending on program guidelines. You must be 65 years of age or older, or over age 18 and 100% disabled, and a Wyoming resident for one full year at the time of application. An applicant must be income qualified. Applications available through your local senior center. Call the Division of Aging at 307-777-7986 for more information.

Utility

Low-Income Rate Assistance and Energy Efficiency

Rocky Mountain Power
Partners with Wyoming Energy Council, Inc. to provide low income weatherization services.
1-800-538-4228

Cheyenne Light Fuel and Power
Will provide a $30 benefit per household to LIEAP eligible customers.

Emergency Charitable Assistance

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

Energy Share of Wyoming
Energy assistance for those who do not qualify for LIEAP and are experiencing a situation such as a medical or family crisis, which makes it difficult to pay their energy bills. Funded by utility companies, customers, local businesses and private donation. Applications are taken through the local Salvation Army or the Sundance, Gillette or Sheridan Powder River Energy offices.

Lower Valley Energy
The Operation Roundup
The program, which is administered by an independent board of directors, provides assistance with energy, fuel, housing and food expenses for local families and individuals needing assistance. Applications are available at either office.
Jackson Office, 307-733-2446
Afton Office, 307-885-3175

Page last updated: October 22, 2014