The NC Department of Health and Human Services will allow households to apply for the Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) and the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) online at www.epass.nc.gov beginning January 4, 2021. Households may also visit www.epass.nc.gov to print a paper CIP or LIEAP application that can be completed to mail, fax, or drop off at the Department of Social Services.
Crisis Intervention applications will be accepted until June 30, 2021 or until funds are exhausted. To be eligible for the CIP program, a household must:
LIEAP applications will be accepted from Jan. 4, 2021 to March 31, 2021 or until funds are exhausted. To be eligible for the LIEAP program, a household must:
Families are strongly encouraged to take advantage of all the new ways to apply for energy programs.