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If you need help finding local energy assistance resources, call the National Energy Assistance Referral hotline toll-free at 1-866-674-6327 or email (TTY 1-866-367-6228)

The NEAR hotline is maintained by the LIHEAP Clearinghouse, a program of the US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. It is not affiliated with the Campaign for Home Energy Assistance.


Local Profiles

States and Solar Power

Synergy at Work for Long-term Energy Savings and Solutions By Jake Brown   Many of the brightest minds in the business have racked their heads for years – in many cases likely banging them against the wall in frustration at Washington’s gridlock – over developing…

LIHEAP: Saving Lives in Native American Tribes

By Jake Brown Native American Tribal Nations have traditionally enjoyed a relationship with the federal government as unique as their heritage as North America’s first inhabitants. Throughout the 20th century, the dominion of these tribes’ territories has become formally defined to include sovereignty and self-determination,…

Indiana: LIHEAP Local Profile

By Jake Brown Known as the Hoosier state for its famed college basketball team, Indiana has long held a unique distinction among the Midwestern states as “the crossroads of America.”  This past year, that moniker took on a crisis-like context amid being hit in its…

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