Eligibility is based on household size and gross annual income, or categorical eligibility.
Families or individuals with a gross annual income at or below 60% of the State Median Income (SMI).
Income Guidelines for 2022-2023 Energy Season
Household size: Gross Annual Income:
1 person $39,761
2 people $51,996
3 people $64,230
4 people $76,465
5 people $88,699
6 people $100,933
7 people $103,227
8 people $105,521
Categorical eligibility has been expanded for households:
The Liquid Assets Test, as well as Risk Assessments for Safety Net Benefits, have been suspended for the remainder of the CEAP program year.
|November 1st, 2022||
First day for fuel deliveries that can be paid by the program.
Winter/Hardship protection begins for income-eligible electric and gas-heated customers
|March 15th, 2023||Deadline for fuel authorizations or deliveries|
|May 1st, 2023||Winter/Hardship protection ends for income-eligible electric and gas-heated customers|
|May 31st, 2023||The last day that a household can apply to establish its eligibility for benefits|
|June 16th, 2023||Last day to submit deliverable fuel bills|
|November 1st, 2022||First day for households to apply for services|
|May 31st, 2023||The last day that a household can apply to establish its eligibility for benefits.|
|June 16th, 2023||Last day to submit drinking/wastewater bills.|
To fill out the application online, press HERE. This will redirect you to the ct.gov/DSS website.
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After filling it in, you must print it out to mail, fax, or drop it off OR download it and send it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The weatherization Assistance Program provides comprehensive weatherproofing to the households of eligible clients to make their homes more cost effective, and reduce their heating costs. CEAP clients are eligible for the Weatherization Program. This program is administered through New Opportunities, Inc.
For more information or to request an application, call the New Opportunity Inc. (NOI) Weatherization Department at (203) 575-4328 or email WX@NewOppInc.org. Please include your name, address, and phone to ensure accurate information is sent to you.
Operation Fuel is a private, non-profit statewide program designed to provide one-time emergency energy assistance to those households who are in crisis and whose income is at or below 75% of the State Median Income (SMI). If you do not qualify for CEAP, you may still qualify for help from Operation Fuel.