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CYCLE 2 APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW OPEN.   JULY 08, 2024 – AUGUST 02, 2024.  APPLY NOW! 

How to Apply under CYCLE 2 & Application Status

LIHEAP Cycle 2 application submission period is July 08, 2024 – August 2, 2024. 

Downloadable application packet for print can be found on the Download Forms tab.  NO EMAIL SUBMISSION IS ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME. 

Hardcopy application packet can be picked up and submitted to the following location:

GUAM ENERGY OFFICE 548 North Marine Drive, Tamuning Guam (next to DPW)

Monday – Friday   8:00am – 4:00pm    Holidays Closed

 Visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) tab for more information. Contact us at 671-646-4361or email us at LIHEAP@guam.energy.gov

APPLICATION STATUS: 

LIHEAP Cycle 1 application submission period June 03, 2024 – June 28, 2024. 

Applications to include Cycle 1 applications submitted June 03 – 28, 2024 are currently being reviewed for eligibility.  Applicants will receive an eligibility notification within 15 business days after submission.  Once application is reviewed and eligibility determined, you will be officially notified via email (if email is provided) or will be contacted to pick up the notification letter at the Guam Energy Office.  Payment requests are sent to Department of Administration for payment processing and are made directly to the Guam Power Authority.

Should you have submitted an application and received approval in Cycle 1, you will be ineligible to submit an application for Cycle 2. LIHEAP program funding provides a one-time benefit that may amount to $1,000 for eligible households experiencing an energy crisis. 

Program will remain open as long as funds are available. 

Eligibility Criteria

Note:  Should you have submitted an application and received approval in Cycle 1, you will be ineligible to submit an application for Cycle 2. LIHEAP program funding provides                      a one-time benefit that may amount to $1,000 for eligible households experiencing an energy crisis. 

You can apply for the program if:

   1.  Your power is currently disconnected, facing disconnection due to unpaid arrears, and/or you are under a Guam Power Authority (GPA) payment plan; and 

   2. You are responsible for making direct payments to GPA.

  Eligibility and benefits are based on income, household size and amount owed on the referenced GPA power bill.

 Households eligible to receive this one-time benefit must meet the following criteria:

  • 1.  All members of your household must be a U.S. Citizen or qualified non-citizen; and
  • 2.   Your household’s Gross Monthly Income does not exceed 130% Federal Poverty Level (FPL) – see chart below.

Note:  You may also qualify if you or a member of your household are a recipient of one of the following:

  Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits or

  Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits or

  Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Program certification must be submitted with your application.

What documents are required with my application?
The following documents are required with your application at submission COPIES of:

 

1. Photo Identification for Primary Applicant (Must be Current Government Issued – Driver’s License or State ID Card or Passport) 

2.  Social Security Card for the Primary Applicant.

3. Income Documents for all working household 18 and older members: (any one of the following):

> Filed 2022 or 2023 1040 (X, SR) – taxes
> (2) most recent check stubs
> Verification of Employment (must include salary/pay rate)
> SNAP Certification or TANF statement or SSI benefit statement

4.  Current power bill and/or disconnection notice (must be your primary residence)

5.  GPA Release Form – provided in your application packet

6. Lease agreement (only if you are a renter and power is included and stated in your lease agreeement)

 

Compliance/Non-Compliance with policies, rules, and regulations governing this program that respect and promote all clients’ interests, rights, and values. The following rights shall be afforded to all clients of this program:
 
  1. 1.  The right to be fully informed in advance about each service provided and any changes that may affect the well-being of the client;
  2. 2.  The right to be fully informed orally and in writing in advance of individual’s rights and obligations;
  3. 3.  The right to participate in planning and changing any service provided in this program, as applicable;
  4. 4.  The right to voice a grievance concerning the services provided or that were failed to be provided, without discrimination or reprisal as a result of expressing such grievance;
  5. 5.  The right to confidentiality of records; and
  6. 6.  The right to have clients’ property treated with respect.