Energy Assistance Program (Liheap) New Year Starts October 1 for Hamilton County Residents.


What is LIHEAP?

The city of Chattanooga’s Office of Family Empowerment announces its new program year for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). This program is for Hamilton County residents and provides assistance for income-eligible families to help in meeting rising home energy costs. The new program year will begin October 1, 2022 and ends September 30, 2023. Eligible applicants will receive a one-time assistance payment and may be received only once per program year. This assistance is applied directly to the applicant’s account with the energy provider. To kick off our new program year we are hosting a drive-thru event for applicants to pick up an application. 

WHAT:          Drive-Thru event for potential LIHEAP applicants to pick up an application to apply for the new program year. 

WHEN:          Monday, October 3, 2022ALL DAY

WHERE:       South Chattanooga Community Center, 1151 W 40th St, Chattanooga, TN 37409

WHO:             Office of Family Empowerment staff will be stationed outside the South                            Chattanooga Community Center parking lot to hand out applications and speak with applicants. Please refer to the map attached for details on the drive-thru set up. 

WHY: You can find out more information about the LIHEAP here.