Applications Open for Energy Crisis Assistance Program
Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS) is now accepting online applications for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Energy Crisis Assistance Program (ECAP) at www.okdhslive.org.
- Households which have received a 72-hour cut-off notice at the time of application or an active cut-off order from their utility provider
- Written notice from their utility provider for new service establishment or service restoration with minimum requirement security deposit, carryover debt or other fees
- Written notice from their utility provider for refusing to deliver additional fuel without a minimum requirement payment
- Apply online at www.okdhslive.org
Households with a member who is Native American can apply for LIHEAP ECAP online at www.okdhslive.org or with their tribe. Households cannot receive assistance from both OKDHS and a tribe during the same federal fiscal year.
Only one annual payment per household is allowed for LIHEAP ECAP.
"Household" is defined as individuals living "under the same roof" with one utility meter.
Maximum monthly income guidelines:
Size of Household Allowable Monthly Gross Income
1 $ 1,316
2 $ 1,784
3 $ 2,252
4 $ 2,720
5 $ 3,188
6 $ 3,656
7 $ 4,124
8 $ 4,592
Persons applying should have the most recent utility bill information for their home, their ID, social security number and verification of income. For additional information and to apply for LIHEAP/ECAP, go online to www.okdhslive.org.