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NC Energy Assistance



The North Carolina Division of Social Services administers the following Energy Programs. Eligibility for these programs vary.


Low Income Energy Assistance (LIEAP) is a federally funded program that provides for a one-time annual vendor payment to help eligible families pay their heating bills. Households may apply from Jan 1 - March 31 or until funds are exhausted. For more information about these programs, contact your county Department of Social Services (DSS) office.


Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) serves individuals and families who are experiencing or in danger of experiencing a heating or cooling related crisis. Applications are taken through June 30th or until the CIP allocation is exhausted. For more information about these programs, contact your county Department of Social Services (DSS) office.


Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) provides emergency assistance to low-income households, particularly those with the lowest incomes, that pay a high proportion of household income for drinking water and wastewater services. Households can apply for LIHWAP through September 30, 2023 or until funds run out. For more information about these programs, contact your county Department of Social Services (DSS) office.


Piedmont Natural Gas Share the Warmth Program provides heating assistance for households residing in a county that is serviced by PNG. For more information about these programs, contact your county Department of Social Services (DSS) office.


Duke Energy Progress Energy Neighbor provides heating and cooling assistance to Duke Energy Progress customers who reside in a county served by the company. For more information about these programs, contact your county Department of Social Services (DSS) office.



Additional Assistance Resources:


Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) and Heating and Air Repair and Replacement Program (HARRP) provides funds to local community action agencies for the purchase and installation of materials to help make homes more energy efficient. Determine your eligibility or apply for assistance.


Duke Energy Share the Light Fund distributes funds to qualifying customers in order to pay energy bills, deposits, and reconnection/connection charges. Contact the agency in your county to determine if you are eligible for assistance.


Dominion Energy EnergyShare Heating is a crisis program available to anyone who faces financial hardship, regardless of income. Apply through May 31st or until funds are exhausted. Contact your local EnergyShare Agency or dial 2-1-1 to apply.




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