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New Energyassistance applications will be mailed out the second week of November. Look for your application in the mail and if you do not receive it by the end of November please call us, come pick one up or print a copy from the link below.

>>Forms<< Please follow the link to our program forms.

The energy services program’s mission is to be accessible to persons in need of basic support. To treat all persons with respect, cultural sensitivity, and courtesy when applying for services. To assist households in maintaining affordable, continuous, and safe home energy usage, while lowering their energy burdens.

There are a variety of programs available on a year round basis which assist families with their energy costs. Eligibility is based on income that is at or below 60% of State Median Income. 

Income Guidelines for Oregon (Program Year 2018)
(Effective October 1, 2017)​

60% of State Median income by Household Size
for use in Federal Fiscal Year 2017
Estimated State Median by Household Size - Source HHS

Household Unit Size

Annual Gross Income*

Monthly Gross Income*





$30,201 $2516.75


$37,308 $3,109


$44,414 $3,701.16


$51,520 $4,293.33


$58,626 $4,885


$59,958 $4,996.50


$61,291 $5,107.58


$62,956 $5,218.58


$63,956 $5,329.66


$65,288 $5,440.66


$66,620 $5,551.66

Each Additional Member

$1,265 $105.41

* Gross income means all household income before any deductions


These programs include:

  • The Low Income Home Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federally funded program which can assist with electricity, gas, oil, propane and wood.  This program can also help with minor heating repairs and furnace replacements.
  • The Oregon Energy Assistance Program (OEAP) is a state funded program which can assist PacifiCorp customers.
  • The OLGA and GAP programs are available to assist Northwest Natural customers.
  • Crisis Intervention Programs which assist households with energy-related emergencies.  These funds can also help with water.


Other Services available:

  • Energy Education
  • Low-Cost/No-Cost Self-Help Weatherization Materials
  • Furnace Repair/Replacement - if your furnace is not functioning correctly, and you qualify for energy assitance please call your local Energy Asssistance Program. The funding for this program is limited.


Services available in Clatsop, Columbia and Tillamook counties at the following locations:

Columbia County
125 North 17th Street
St. Helens, Oregon  97051
(503) 397-3511
FAX: 503-397-1079

Clatsop County
364 9th St
Astoria, OR 97103
(503) 325-1400

Tillamook County
2310 First Street, Suite 2
Tillamook, Oregon 97141

(503) 842-5261