Utah HEAT Utility Assistance Program

UTAH Heat Program For Low-Income Family

Last Updated on January 27, 2023 by Anne-Sophie Reinhardt

The Home Energy Assistance Target program (HEAT), provides winter utility assistance for low-income households. In Utah, the heat program targets those who are truly vulnerable, namely the lowest-income households with high heating costs. The candidates can also be the elderly, disabled, and families with children under preschool age.

About Utah HEAT Program

Families in Cache, Rich and Box Elder Counties can use the Home Energy Assistance Target (HEAT) Program to help them manage their winter utility bills. The State of Utah administers HEAT, a federal program that provides assistance to Utah residents between November 1 and March 31, unless funds run out.

For information on year-round energy crisis assistance, call 435-752-7242

HEAT Utility Assistance Program

The Home Energy Assistance Target program (HEAT), provides winter utility assistance for low-income households. It targets those who are truly vulnerable, namely the lowest-income households with high heating costs, the elderly, disabled, and families with children under preschool age.

This service is paid for by the U.S. Department of Energy Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

This assistance is available from November to April. Beginning November 1, appointments will be scheduled on a first come, first served basis.

Application Processes For Utah HEAT Program

Utah HEAT Program

Option 1: Scheduling An Appointment

To schedule an appointment, please dial one of these numbers:

  • Box Elder County  (435) 723-1116
  • Cache County  (435) 713-1444
  • Rich County  (877) 772-7242

Option 2: Applying Online

Your HEAT application can be submitted online if you are eligible. To check if your eligibility is met, click here and begin the application process.

Option 3: Print And Send By Mail

You may send a completed form, along with copies of all required documents, to the Utah Community Action HEAT Program at the following address

Box Elder County
Bear River Association of Governments Heat Program
2535 S Hwy 89
Perry UT 84302

Cache County
Bear River Association of Governments Heat Program
170 North Main
Logan, UT 84321

Download and complete one of the following forms:

If you need help with the application process, please call 435-713-1444.

Provide the Following Documentation:

  • Picture Identification: Passport, Current Driver’s License, State ID, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration, Permanent Resident papers.
  • Social Security cards for yourself and EVERYONE living in your household.
  • A copy of your most recent and active utility bills from each utility supplier (gas/propane/wood/oil, electric).
  • Proof of ALL income received by all household members in the month prior to your appointment, or in the month prior to the date the application is mailed or is completed by an outreach worker.
  • Proof of medical expenses you paid in the month prior to the month of your appointment.
  • Proof of any child support and/or alimony you paid in the month prior to the month of your appointment.
  • Proof of disability.
  • Proof of a child in the home age five (5) and under (birth certificate, blessing certificate, etc.).

For more information on eligibility and program requirements, please see the State of Utah Heat Assistance information page.

Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for HEAT assistance in Cache, Rich, and Box Elder Counties, you must meet the following requirements:

  • The person responsible for utilities must be present
  • At least one member of the household must be a US citizen, or qualified alien.
  • You must have a minimum of 150 percent income to meet the federal poverty threshold
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