Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP)

The Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) provides financial assistance with home heating bills.  Payments are made directly to the fuel supplier and energy company on the customer’s behalf.

Am I Eligible for Energy Assistance?

Do you or someone you know need help paying heating or energy bills?  The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) Office of Home Energy Programs (OHEP) can help!

Income Eligibility Limits

Effective July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020

Your eligibility is based on the income your household received in the last 30 days.

Household Size Maximum Monthly Income Standards
1 $1821
2 $2,466
3 $3,111
4 $3,755
5 $4,400
6 $5,044
7 $5,689
8 $6,334
For each additional person, add… $645