HEAP is a federally-funded program to help low-income households pay their energy bills. Assistance is in the form of a direct payment to the utility company on behalf of an eligible applicant. Eligibility is based on the household’ s total monthly income, which cannot exceed the HEAP income guidelines below.
Federal HEAP funds are for households with low incomes and high energy costs, prioritizing households with elderly, disabled persons and/or children under six years old.
|Size of Household||Total Combined Monthly Income||Total Combined Annual Income|
For households larger than six, please call Spectrum for more information.
*Income before taxes are deducted.
What the program offers:
PG&E and Alameda Power & Telecom bills assistance for a one-time payment per program year.
- Live in Alameda County.
- Provide a complete PG&E or Alameda Power & Telecom bill.
- Provide proof of monthly income for the entire household (see table below).