LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Berks

Berks County Assistance Office

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General Information
Description of ServiceOpens November 1, 2017
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 AreaBerks
Intake ProcedureWalk in, call or fill out an application at
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
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Client Information
Target PopulationLow-Income
Age GroupAdults
EligibilityBased on income and resources
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's Phone 610-736-4211
Physical Site Address 1 625 Cherry Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Reading, PA 19602
Main Phone 610-736-4211 Berks County Assistance Office
610-736-4211 Toll free
Hotline Phone 866-857-7095 Statewide LIHEAP Hotline
800-692-7462 Statewide Compass Helpline
877-395-8930 Statewide Customer Service Center
Other Phone 610-736-4228 LIHEAP
866-215-3911 LIHEAP Toll free
Fax 610-736-4004
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: Berks County Assistance Office
This Service: LIHEAP (Energy Assistance, Utility Help) - Berks
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Electric Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-180)
Gas Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-250)
Heating Fuel Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-300)
Home Maintenance and Minor Repair Services (PH-3300.2750)