Energy Assistance

The federally funded Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists low income renters and homeowners with their winter heating bills and the Puget Sound Energy HELP Program (PSE HELP) assists low income renters and homeowners with their PSE bills.

The LIHEAP Program runs from October through June, or as funds remain available. PSE HELP operates from October through September (year-round), or as funds remain available.

To apply for assistance, please call our Energy Assistance line: toll-free 800.348.7144 to schedule an appointment.

For more information visit our Save Energy, Save Money website.

Appointments are required, and are located at all Hopelink food bank sites, as well as the Issaquah Senior Center and the Mt. SI Senior Center (North Bend). Calling this toll-free number is the only way to make an appointment. Note: You must be in a zip code served by Hopelink to receive assistance. See our zipcode chart on the right.

View the LIHEAP Income Eligibility Guidelines.

View the PSE Income Eligibility Guidelines.

View required documents and forms.

If you live outside of King County, find out where to apply for energy assistance through the LIHEAP webpage for Washington State.