Harrison County MS Community Action LIHEAP Utility Assistance

Address: 500 24TH St.
Gulfport, MS - 39507
(228) 896-1409

About Harrison County MS Community Action LIHEAP Utility Assistance

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps keep families safe and healthy through initiatives that assist families with energy costs. This important resource provides financial assistance to eligible households in managing costs associated with:

    Home Energy bills
    Energy Crisis
    Repair or replacement of heaters or furnaces

Households may qualify for LIHEAP assistance for natural gas, wood, electricity, liquid propane/butane gas, and other energy-related services.

Individuals who have never received services may submit a Pre Application through the Common Web Portal (https://www.access.ms.gov/). This site is available nationwide, but services and funds are for residents of Mississippi only.

This office also assists with those applying for LIHEAP, Utility Assistance.


The following documents must be presented at the time of the appointment:
Income Verification:

    Award Letter(s): Social Security, SSI, Disability, etc.
    Pay Stubs (for the previous 30 days)
    Pension (all retirement income)
    Unemployment Determination
    Child Support, TANF Printout
    Other documents deemed eligible to verify income
    Zero Income (affidavit must be notarized)
    Unemployed: must register with the WIN Job Center
    Self-Employed – must provide receipt of payment for services and/or product, accounting records, and a copy of the IRS Transcript.

Social Security Cards:

Social Security cards are required for all household members.
Valid Photo ID:

*Identification must be presented for all household members 18 years and older.

    Driver's License
    State Issued ID
    Employment ID
    Military ID
    School or College ID
    Tribal ID
    Alien Registration / Permanent Residence Card or Temporary Card
    Residence Verification:
    Copy of Utility Bill
    Lease or Rental Agreement
    Utility Deposit (must have a copy of the application from energy provider establishing account)
    Mortgage Documents (deeds or taxes)
    W-9 (Landlord)

Counties served: Harrison County

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Hours of Operation

  • Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed

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