Home Energy Assistance

Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) Formerly Fuel Assistance

The Massachusetts Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a free resource, offered by LEO in partnership with the Executive Office of Housing and Livable Communities, to help eligible households pay a portion of winter heating bills. No matter what type of heating source you have, LIHEAP can help you pay your winter heating bills. All Massachusetts residents are encouraged to explore eligibility for this free program and apply for assistance. LEO serves; Lynn, Lynnfield, Nahant, Saugus, Swampscott, and Wakefield.

Deadline to apply has been extended to May 10th!




You can begin the application process here or visit us during walk-in hours listed below to apply in person. If you need help completing the application, we are happy to assist. As part of the application process, please be prepared to share necessary information, like photo identification, a list of all household members, proof of income, information on your heating bills, your housing situation, etc.

Watch these easy HOW TO videos in English and Español:

Commonly used application forms:

  • Addendum (English/Español)
  • Child support
  • Financial Assistance
  • Low Income
  • No Income


Drop-in hours (evenings available upon request):

181 Union Street, Suite #209J (2nd floor) Lynn, MA 01901


Monday: 8:30am – 11:30am

Tuesday: 1:00pm – 3:45pm

Thursday: 8:30am – 11:30am & 1:00pm – 3:45pm



Eligible Applicant Information

Eligibility for Home Energy Assistance is based on several factors, including but not limited to household size and combined gross annual income of household members. Household income cannot exceed 60% of Massachusetts’ estimated State Median Income (for example in 2024, $59,359 for a family of two and $87,294 for a family of four). To learn if you are eligible, apply here.

There’s More…

If you participate in Home Energy Assistance, you likely qualify for the Energy Efficiency (Weatherization) program. Action Inc., can save you money by making your home more energy efficient, therefore lowering your overall energy expenses. Let them visit your home and provide you with a free assessment. Weatherization can mean new insulation, weather-stripping, heating system repairs and replacements, refrigerator and lighting replacements. Their program is available year-round. Reach out to them today!

Action Inc. for more information:




**Forms and Informational Documents Available on the Side Panel:

Addendum (English/Español)

Child Support

Financial Assistance

Low Income

No Income

2023-2024 LIHEAP Flier (English/Español)

Frequently Asked Questions (English)

Action Inc. (English)

Action Inc. (Español)

National Grid Utility Assistance (English)

National Grid Utility Assistance (Español)




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of households included an individual with a disability


of households included a senior citizen