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Welcome to Free Appliances for Low Income Families! You or your family member might qualify for a free refrigerator, home heating such as a new boiler, insulation or cooling. We show you what you the requirements are to qualify for these free services in all states where the government sponsored LIHEAP program is offered.






LIHEAP Contacts

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
HHS, Administration For Children and Families
Office of Community Services, Division of Energy Assistance (DEA)
Aerospace Building, 5th Floor West
370 L’Enfant Promenade, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20447

Phone Number: (202) 401-9351
Fax Number: (202) 401-5661

Consumers

For information about applying for LIHEAP assistance, please contact your State LIHEAP agency, as LIHEAP applications are not available at the Federal level. Also visit the Consumer Frequently Asked Questions for answers to commonly asked questions that you may have about LIHEAP assistance.

If you still have questions about the LIHEAP program, send an e-mail to:  LIHEAPconsumers@acf.hhs

Professionals

If you are seeking data, guidance, and other technical information about LIHEAP, please visit our Professional Frequently Asked Questions for answers.

If you have additional technical LIHEAP questions, you can send an e-mail to:  LIHEAPprofessionals@acf.hhs.gov

Office of Community Services Division of Energy Assistance Staff Contacts

Staff Person/Title
Area Code
(202)
Email
Office of the Director
Nick St. Angelo, Director
401-5306
nick.stangelo@acf.hhs.gov
Imani Moye’, Program Analyst
401-4552
imani.moye@acf.hhs.gov
Energy Program Operations Branch
Lauren Christopher, Branch Chief
401-4870
lauren.christopher@acf.hhs.gov
Karmen Blackwell, Program Analyst
401-4864
karmen.blackwell@acf.hhs.gov
Rosa Chapman, Program Analyst
260-6424
rosa.chapman@acf.hhs.gov
Trudy Hairston, Program Analyst
401-4853
trudy.hairston@acf.hhs.gov
Matthew Orlovick, Program Analyst
260-5329
matthew.orlovick@acf.hhs.gov
Zack Poimboeuf, Program Analyst
401-5544
zack.poimboeuf@acf.hhs.gov
Margarita Valladares, Program Analyst
205-4711
margarita.valladares@acf.hhs.gov
Energy Policy and Evaluation Branch
Charlotte Abney, Branch Chief
401-5334
charlotte.abney@acf.hhs.gov
Peter Edelman, Program Analyst
401-5292
peter.edelman@acf.hhs.gov
Katina Lawson, Program Analyst
401-6527
katina.lawson@acf.hhs.gov
Leon Litow, Lead Program Analyst
401-5304
leon.litow@acf.hhs.gov
Chad Sawyer, Program Analyst
260-0277
chad.sawyer@acf.hhs.gov

LIHEAP Regional Liason Assignments

(March 2011)

Region 1 – BOSTON
Liaison: KARMEN BLACKWELL
Tel: (202) 401-4864
Email: karmen.blackwell@acf.hhs.gov
Connecticut
Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Vermont
Region VI – DALLAS
Liaison: ROSA CHAPMAN
Tel: (202) 260-6424
Email: rosa.chapman@acf.hhs.gov
Arkansas
Louisiana
New Mexico
Oklahoma
Texas
Region II – NEW YORK
Liaison: ZACK POIMBOEUF
Tel: (202) 401-5544
Email: zack.poimboeuf@acf.hhs.gov
New Jersey
New York
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands

Region VII – KANSAS CITY

Liaison: MATT ORLOVICK
Tel: (202) 260-5329
Email: matthew.orlovick@acf.hhs.gov
Iowa
Kansas
Missouri
Nebraska
Region III – PHILADELPHIA
Liaison: KARMEN BLACKWELL
Tel: (202) 401-4864
Email: karmen.blackwell@acf.hhs.gov
Delaware
District of Columbia
Maryland
Pennsylvania
Virginia
West Virginia
Region VIII – DENVER
Liaison: ZACK POIMBOEUF
Tel: (202) 401-5544
Email: zack.poimboeuf@acf.hhs.gov
Colorado
Montana
North Dakota
South Dakota
Utah
Wyoming
Region IV – ATLANTA
Liaison: KARMEN BLACKWELL
Tel: (202) 401-4864
Email: karmen.blackwell@acf.hhs.gov
Alabama
Florida
Georgia
Kentucky
Mississippi
North Carolina
South Carolina
Tennessee
Region IX – SAN FRANCISCO
Liaison: MARGARITA VALLADARES
Tel: (202) 205-4711
Email: margarita.valladares@acf.hhs.gov
Arizona
California
Hawaii
Nevada
Guam
Northern Mariana Islands
American Samoa
Region V – CHICAGO
Liaison: MATT ORLOVICK
Tel: (202) 260-5329
Email: matt.orlovick@acf.hhs.gov
Illinois
Indiana
Michigan
Minnesota
Ohio
Wisconsin
Region X – SEATTLE
Liaison: TRUDY HAIRSTON
Tel: (202) 401-4853
Email: trudy.hairston@acf.hhs.gov
Alaska
Idaho
Oregon
Washington

Energy Policy and Evaluation Branch — Staff Contacts and Areas of Expertise

Peter Edelman 202-401-5292, peter.edelman@acf.hhs.gov
• State Median Income and Federal Poverty Guidelines
• Grant Award Allocations
• Home Energy Notebook Lead
• Annual LIHEAP Report to Congress Lead

Katina Lawson 202-401-6527, katina.lawson@acf.hhs.gov
• Policy Guidance
• Program Integrity Working Group Lead
• Allocation Formula for Leveraging Incentive Awards and Calculations Review
• LIHEAP Grantee Survey Contact
• LIHEAP Website Updates including Grantee Contacts

Leon Litow 202-401-5304, leon.litow@acf.hhs.gov
• Finalizes Data for LIHEAP Grantee Survey and LIHEAP Household Reports
• State-level Targeting Indexes Lead
• Residential Energy Consumption Survey Contact for LIHEAP Recipient Data
• LIHEAP Webmaster
• ACF Representative to National Center for Benefit Outreach and Enrollment

Chad Sawyer 202-260-0277, chad.sawyer@acf.hhs.gov
• Policy Guidance, including citizenship issues
• LIHEAP Household Report Contact
• Performance Measures Implementation Work Group Lead