Energy Assistance

Let Hopelink Help You With Your Home Heating Costs

Up to $1,000 per individual is available right now to help qualifying low-income renters and homeowners with energy bills. You do not need to be behind with your payments to benefit.

Call 1-800-348-7144 now to make your in-person appointment. The appointment line is available in English, Russian and Spanish. The line is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Bring the required documents and forms to your appointment, and work with our expert staff to make your credit available in your utility account.

Note: You must be in a zip code served by Hopelink to receive assistance. See our zip code chart on the right.


Hopelink offers assistance through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which helps you with costs associated with electric, gas, oil, propane, wood and coal. LIHEAP is available October to June.
View the LIHEAP Income Eligibility Guidelines.


We also offer assistance through the Puget Sound Energy Help Program (PSE HELP) to assist with Puget Sound Energy customers’ gas and electric costs. PSE is available year-round.
View the PSE Income Eligibility Guidelines.

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