Programs and Services
CAPP's LIHEAP offers assistance to eligible Providence County residents, assisting with the rising cost of home heating. Residents who do not have oil or utility services should contact CAPP to see what other programs are available to assist them. Residents must be approved for LIHEAP to access Weatherization and LIHWAP services.
The LIHEAP 2024 season begins on October 1st 2023. For more information please call us at (401)-273-2000.
Before applying please look at the 2024 Income Eligibility Guidelines
Residents are strongly encouraged to apply online and upload their documents virtually.
|September 7, 2023
|Renewal applications for deliverable fuels are mailed out. These Residents can be seen by the Benefit Eligibility Specialist or may utilize the designated Drop off Box located in the front of the building.
|September 30, 2023
|Renewal applications for utilities are mailed out.
|October 1, 2023
|New and renewal applications accepted. Also begin assisting residents in crisis & making pledges to utility companies to restore terminated services.
|November 1, 2023
|Confirmation letters and payments will be mailed out to Residents and Fuel Vendors. Deliverable fuel vendors begin making deliveries.
LIHEAP Department Hours of Operation:
- Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
- Friday: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Residents outside of Providence County must contact the Community Action Partnership Agency that services their city or town.
Click here for a list of Rhode Island's CAP Agencies.
|Click here to download Statewide LIHEAP Application
|Click here to download Statewide LIHEAP Application in Spanish
File your application online here
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE PROCESSED BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2023. THIS INCLUDES THOSE SUBMITTED ONLINE.
Take a look at this Application Checklist before you get started.
Application and documents must be mailed or delivered in person; cannot be faxed or emailed. Failure to provide all and current documentation will delay the processing of your application.
1. Primary Applicant
2. Household Members
3. Required Forms
Spanish Documents/documentos en español
If you would like to report a Fraud
Report Fraud/RI Department of Human Services
Complete your LIHEAP Application online!
Applicants must have an active e-mail account to complete online application.
Residents who are unable to complete the application online may leave their documents in the drop box outside our office on Hartford Avenue. Please allow 3-5 business days for processing. A LIHEAP staff member will contact you for supplementary information.
While we are accepting applications, our office on Hartford Avenue is not open for in-person applicants. Due to restrictions and safety concerns, in-person meetings with our Benefit Eligibility Specialists are being drastically limited. Call 401.273.2000 ext. 203
Applicants who have received a termination notice and those who have already had services turned off will be given first priority.
We thank all of our residents in advance for your patience as we proceed with this new procedure during the Coronavirus pandemic.