Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)

If you're having trouble paying your utility bill, you could qualify for assistance.

The 2024 LIEAP application period is from Monday, Dec. 18, 2023, through Friday, March 29, 2024.

The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is a Federally funded program that provides financial assistance to Kansas low-income households each year to help them meet the costs of home energy.

All LIEAP assistances are subject to available funding by the Federal government.

Kansas Gas Service is partnering with the following agencies to provide LIEAP application assistance to all Kansas customers who may be eligible for these federal funds.

You do not need to be a Kansas Gas Service customer to attend and receive assistance in completing your application.


  • 12/18/2023   Kansas Department for Children & Families, 2601 Oliver, Wichita, KS (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
  • 12/21/2023   Kansas Department for Children & Families, 402 State Ave, Kansas City, KS (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)



  • 1/4/2024       Salina Adult Education Center, 2620 Centennial Rd, Salina, KS (1-4 p.m.)
  • 1/17/2024     Topeka & Shawnee County Library, 1515 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS (9 a.m. – 1 p.m./4-6 p.m.)

    FEBRUARY 2024

    • 2/7/2024       Bradford Memorial Library, 611 S. Washington St, El Dorado, KS (9 a.m. –- noon)
    • 2/14/2024     Manhattan Public Library, 329 Poyntz Ave, Manhattan, KS (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
    • 2/15/2024     Topeka & Shawnee County Library, 1515 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.)
    • 2/27/2024     Ottawa Library, 105 S. Hickory St, Ottawa, KS (9 a.m. –- noon)


    MARCH 2024

    • 3/19/2024     Topeka & Shawnee County Library, 1515 SW 10th Ave, Topeka, KS (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.)

    Please bring the following items:

    • Copies of all proof of income for all permanent individuals in the home who are 18 years or older
    • Copies of utility bills (gas, electric, propane, wood, etc.)

Am I Eligible for Payment Assistance?

Eligibility requirements for LIEAP are based on income, household size, available resources and responsibility for payment of home energy costs. Everyone who resides under the same utility service address must apply together. If you or anyone resides in your home are a Native American, you may apply for energy assistance through DHS or with your tribe, but you cannot receive assistance from both during the same Federal Fiscal Year.

To qualify for LIEAP assistance, you must meet each of the following requirements:

  • Be responsible for payment home heating and cooling costs.
  • Be a United States citizen or have been an eligible legally admitted person for permanent residence.
  • Demonstrate a recent history of qualifying payments toward the purchase of heating energy.
  • Meet specific income guidelines that vary according to household size and fuel type.


Income Eligibility Guidelines

Household Size Maximum Gross Monthly Income
 1 $1,823
 2 $2,465
 3 $3,108
 4 $3,750
 5 $4,393
 6 $5,035
 7 $5,678
 8 $6,320
 9 $6,963
 10 $7,605
 11 $8,248
 12 $8,890
 +1 -- $643 for each additional person



Benefit levels vary according to the following factors:

  • Household income
  • Number of persons living at the address
  • Type of dwelling
  • Type of heating fuel

You can submit an online application at the Kansas Department of Children and Families website.