California LIHEAP: How To Get Help With Utility Bills?

California recently approved several new programmes using federal cash to alleviate electricity bill debt incurred during the outbreak.

The Low-Income Household Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) in California has been around for a long time, but it recently got over $500 million in new federal funds.

LIHEAP's purpose is to assist low-income households that spend a significant portion of their income on energy, providing their complete application process.

This purpose is supported through the Home Energy Aid Program (HEAP), which gives one-time cash assistance to help balance power bills.

LIHEAP Weatherization delivers free energy efficiency upgrades to low-income households to reduce power bills and improve health and safety.

Energy Crisis Intervention Program (ECIP) helps low-income households in times of crisis, such as when they get a 24-48-hour disconnect notice or service termination.

Customers of California energy utilities will be eligible for financial help through the California Department of Community Services and Development's CAPP program.

Customers of California energy utilities will be eligible for financial assistance from the CAPP programme, run by the (CSD)

CAPP doesn't need utility consumers to seek help, and a credit may be provided to all or portion of a customer's bill if their account is eligible and 60 days behind on payments.