Energy and Heating Assistance is available to help low-income residents pay their heating and utility cost.


Hours of Operation

Energy staff are avaialble Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM.  (excluding holidays).


Income Guidelines

If your income is less than the income shown below, you may be eligible for assistance.

  Household Size   Maximum Monthly Income*

*Income guideline good through September 30, 2018.


How to Apply

If you meet the income requirements above, call or go online on the first Wednesday of each month starting in November 2018.

  • To schedule an appointment by phone call 360-428-1011.
  • To schedule an appointment online:
    1. Go to the LIHEAP website (link below).
    2. Choose 'Skagit' and check all boxes that apply.
    3. Follow instructions and print out page with date and time.
      Note: If you were successful in obtaining an appointment, you will receive a date and time at the bottom of the page. If unsuccessful, it means that all appointments have been filled for the online schedule. Please call 360-428-1011 to see if there are any remaining appointments available.

Apply Online


What to Bring to your Appointment

For you to receive assistance, you need to bring ALL the documents below. If you are missing documents, you will not be seen.

  • Photo ID - for person coming to appointment
  • Social Security Card - for ALL household members
  • Proof of ALL income received for three (3) months prior to appointment - for ALL household members 18 and over
  • Proof of physical address
  • Heating bill (e.g. Puget Sound Energy, Cascade Natural Gas)
  • 12 month history for Propane or Oil


If you have any questions, please call 360-428-1011.