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 2023-2024 Energy Season Household size: Gross Annual Income: 1 person $41,553 2 people $54,338 3 people $67,124 4 people $79,910 5 people $92,695 6 people $105,481 7 people $107,878 8 people $110,275
Applicants who have a household member that receives any of the following benefits may be determined automatically income-eligible:
Households who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Temporary Family Assistance (TFA); State Supplement for the Aged, Blind, or Disabled; or Refugee Cash Assistance
Households who receive SNAP (food stamp) assistance
The Liquid Assets Test, as well as Risk Assessments for Safety Net Benefits, have been suspended for the remainder of the CEAP program year.
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.
Call us at 203-736-5420, press 3 for Energy (and then press 1 to apply)