Energy and Heating Assistance
The Office of Home Energy Programs (OHEP) helps Maryland’s hard working families pay their utility bills, minimize heating crises, and make energy costs more affordable.
- The Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) provides assistance grants to help with home heating bills. Payments are made to your fuel supplier and utility company on your behalf.
- The Electric Universal Service Program (EUSP) provides financial assistance with electric bills. Eligible customers receive help that pays a portion of their current electric bills.
- Some EUSP participants may qualify for assistance with past due electric bills as well as referrals to energy efficiency programs.
Below are the downloadable brochures, guidelines, instructions, and forms which are needed to apply for Energy Assistance:
***INCOME GUIDELINES FOR FY22 – JULY 1, 2021 – JUNE 30, 2022***
OHEP ENERGY ASSISTANCE BROCHURE:
Please follow the above FY22 guidelines for income eligibility, however, you may use the following FY21 forms below:
OHEP ENERGY ASSISTANCE APPLICATION:
OHEP ENERGY ASSISTANCE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
ADDITIONAL FORMS WHICH MAY BE NEEDED:
To apply for Energy Assistance online, check the status of your Energy Assistance Application, or for more information:
If you have any questions about applying for Energy Assistance, call CAC at 301-797-4161 or email the Energy Department at WashingtonCountyOHEP@wccac.org