Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)

Tax Credit


The Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) provides low income and working poor households with help in meeting their winter heating bills. Through CEAP, eligible households may secure fuel deliveries and have their utility heating costs defrayed. For households whose heat is included in their rent, one-time financial assistance is available.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility for CEAP is based on gross annual income and household size. Any household with a gross annual income at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines, which has provided all required documentation is eligible for the program.

Application Process

To apply for assistance, make an appointment and provide the following documentation:

Service Hours and Locations

Applications for the CEAP program are accepted from August through April.

The toll free number for Energy Assistance is 800-798-3805.

Residents in Hartford, East Hartford, Manchester and Windsor may make an appointment to apply for assistance on:
Monday Friday 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (860) 560-5800

Residents of Middlesex County should call:
Monday Friday 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (860) 347-4465

Residents in other Towns may contact their local Social Service Office or InfoLine at 211.