If you are in an emergency such as your natural gas is being shut-off or you are about to run out of propane (10% or less) LEAP may be able to assist you and alleviate the emergency.
If you are in such an emergency apply for LEAP as follows:
Print a LEAP application, complete it including signing it. Fax the application along with your proof of income (pay stubs for at least 4 week of pay prior to the date of application; a copy of your driver license or other ID acceptable as proof of lawful presence and a copy of your most recent heating fuel bill, to your county LEAP office. Make sure your cover page of the fax incudes a statement that you are in a heating emergency. Your LEAP application will be processed as an emerghency case within 10 business days.
LEAP cannot provide asistance for any type of temporary or portable heating source such as portable electric heaters or any portable fuel heater.
LEAP is not intended to pay the entire cost of home heating. If you are applying for assistance continue to pay your home heating bill.
You may contact HEAT HELP at any time by calling 1-866-432-8435 and ask for the status of your LEAP application.