Orange County Government, Florida

Energy Bill Assistance

Need money for energy bill? We can help

Do I qualify?

You must be a legal resident of Orange County and have a gross household income no more than 150% of federal poverty guidelines.

2017 Household Income Guidelines
Number of People in the Household Maximum Annual Household Income
1 $18,090
2 $24,360
3 $30,630
4 $36,900
5 $43,170
6 $49,440
7 $55,710
8 $61,980
***For each additional member in the household with more than 8 people, add: $6,270

You Will Need:

Papers to bring

  • Copy of Utility Bill (proof of utility obligation)
  • Copy of proof of income for the past 12 months for all household members (proof of income may be but not limited to):
    • Pay stubs for one month
    • Copies of award letters from Social Security, SSI, SSDI, VA, TANF/Wages, etc.
    • Letter or print-out from employer(s)
    • W-2 (tax forms)
    • Notarized statement of income received via cash
    • Statement of financial support from family, friends or other agencies
    • Self-Declaration of income statement (signed)
    • Verification of income via Caseworker/Social Worker
    • Certification letter from Section 8/HUD/Orlando Housing Authority showing amounts of monthly Utility Allowance, Reimbursement or proof of Flat Rent. (APPLICANTS MUST PAY THE MONTHLY UTILITY AMOUNT(S) PRIOR TO LIHEAP DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY)
    • Copy of Photo Identification of applicant
    • Copy of Social Security Cards for all members of the household (Other documents can be presented if card(s) are not available)
    • Copy of Food Stamps Award Letter

Contact Us

Community Action Division
2100 E Michigan Street
Orlando, FL 32806

Phone: (407) 836-7429
Fax: (407) 836-7439

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm