Thank you for visiting the Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services to schedule an appointment for the 2022 Summer Cooling phase of LIHEAP (the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) which provides cooling assistance. This federally-funded program is designed to help offset the cost of higher electric bills due to rising temperatures.

LIHEAP offices are now conducting in-person appointments. Once again, please note that LIHEAP offices are now conducting in-person appointments.  Clients or their designated representative should allow for 30-60 minutes processing time and must stay to sign the completed application* 

Residents wishing to apply must schedule an appointment utilizing this automated appointment system.  LIHEAP Summer Cooling will operate from July 25, 2022 through September 30, 2022, or until funding is depleted, whichever comes first.

Applicants must be Jefferson County residents with a household income at or below 150% of the federal poverty guidelines.

Residents wishing to apply must schedule an appointment utilizing this automated appointment system.

Applicants must be Jefferson County residents with a household income at or below 150 percent of the federal poverty guidelines, seen in the chart to the right. For the Subsidy Component of LIHEAP, residents can apply regardless of the status of their electric bill.

Eligibility for all programs is subject to program calendars, fund availability, appointment availability, verifiable household income and family size. Clients are served on a first-come, first-served basis.

For the LIHEAP program, please read carefully to the required documentation for your in-person scheduled appointment. Failure to bring all required documentation will delay your assistance. We require the documents below:

  • Social Security card(s) or official documentation with Social Security numbers for everyone living in the household (or Permanence Residence/Green Card)
  • Most recent LG&E bill or verification from your landlord that heating expenses are included in your rent. If you participate in the Pre-Pay Electric Program, please present the statement from the utility company and include the account number and name on the account for all heating fuel sources and electric.
  • Proof of all household income from the previous month or proof of no income. Proof of income for the previous month for anyone over the age of 18. Examples of income are:
    • Check stubs for the calendar month prior to your appointment date. (These check stubs MUST show pay dates and gross income for the calendar month previous to your appointment date. If you did not receive the maximum number of checks during a month, you will need to get a verification letter from your employer stating you did not receive the maximum number.
    • OR, Current SSI/Social Security Award letter or Current Food Stamp Award letter
    • OR, Unemployment Check Stubs
  • Examples of items which cannot be accepted are previous LIHEAP applications, bank statements, copies of benefit checks, and 1099 tax forms. We cannot accept K-TAP letters or Medical Coverage Letters as proof of other income.
  • All individuals 18 or over in the household with no income -- and no way to document that status such as a Food Stamp Award letter -- must have a Proof of No Income Form completed prior to applying for benefits. These forms are available at

Please note after reviewing your documents we may request additional information to complete your application.

2022 LIHEAP Income Eligibility Guidelines
Household SizeMonthly Income
For each additional household member above 8, add $590 to the monthly income limit.


Louisville Metro Community Services seeks to reduce poverty and help low-income citizens of Jefferson County, Kentucky to meet critical needs and become self-sufficient.

There are seven LIHEAP locations:

  • South Central Neighborhood Place located at 4255 Hazelwood Avenue, 40215
  • Neighborhood Place Ujima located at 3610 Bohne Avenue, 40211
  • Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place located at 1411 Algonquin Parkway, 40210
  • Newburg Community Center located at 4810 Exeter Avenue, 40218
  • Cane Run Neighborhood Place, located at 3410 Lees Lane, 40216
  • Northwest Neighborhood Place (West Wing Doors) located at 4018 W. Market St., 40212
  • Charmoli Center Neighborhood Place 9100 Marksfield Road, Suite 100, 40222 

Within minutes of making your appointment, you should receive a confirmation email with a calendar appointment attached to the email. In addition, you will also receive a phone reminder the day before your appointment.

Appointments can be changed or canceled at any time on this website. You can also make or cancel an appointment at any time (24/7) using our automated phone system by dialing (502) 991-8391 and following the instructions.