Public Inquiries: 1-800-470-3058, 1-888-804-6330 (Outside Anchorage)
Local LIHEAP Administering Agency Contacts
LIHEAP FY 2013 Funding (Initial Release under the Continuing Resolution)
LIHEAP Income Eligibility Level
150% Federal Poverty Level
LIHEAP FY 2012 Benefit
Heating: $1,493 average; $4,900 max (LIHEAP and state funds)
LIHEAP Households Served (Estimate for FY 2012 Heating)
LIHEAP Program Dates
Heating: October 1 - April 30
(September 1 early application for elderly/disabled)
Crisis: October 1 - April 30
Low-Income Rate Assistance
Power Cost Equalization Program (PCE)
PCE program provides economic assistance to customers in rural areas of Alaska where the kilowatt-hour charge for electricity can be three to five times higher than the charge in more urban areas of the state. The program seeks to equalize the power cost per kilowatt-hour statewide.
Low-Income Emergency Assistance
General Relief Assistance (GRA)
GRA provides for the basic needs of Alaskans not eligible for other state assistance programs. Examples of basic needs include shelter, and utilities. GRA can provide limited assistance for clothing, transportation, food, medical care and burial. Applicants must demonstrate and verify an unmet emergent need in the month of application.
Low-Income Energy Efficiency
Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA)
An energy audit and energy saving measures are provided at no cost to Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program recipients.
907-452-5323 or 1-800-478-5323