LIHEAP and Crisis Program (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Allegheny

Allegheny County Assistance Office

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General Information
Description of ServiceThis office serves Allegheny County residents. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.
Geographical AreaAllegheny
Intake ProcedureWalk in, visit website, or mail application
Intake RequirementsTo apply, you will need: Names of people in your household, Dates of birth for all household members, Social Security Numbers for all household members, Proof of income for all household members, A recent heating bill
Helpful TipsIn Allegheny County, LIHEAP/Crisis applications should be mailed to:
PO Box 23370
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Applications can be faxed to 412-565-0107.

Applications can be dropped off at and questions answered at the East Liberty Office of the Allegheny County Department of Public Welfare:
5947 Penn Avenue, 4th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
412-645-7400 or
(Entrance at Kirkwood Street at North Highland Avenue; 7:30am to 5:00pm)
Client Information
Target PopulationLow-Income
Age GroupAdults
EligibilityClick here to see eligibility information for this program.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
Hours of Operation Weekdays, 7:30am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 301 Fifth Avenue
Physical Site Address 2 Piatt Place, Suite 470
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Main Phone 877-395-8930
Hotline Phone 866-857-7095 LIHEAP hotline
Fax 412-565-3660
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Allegheny County Assistance Office
This Service: LIHEAP and Crisis Program (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Allegheny
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Electric Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-180)
Furnace Maintenance/Repair (PH-3300.2750-220)
Gas Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-250)