Energy Assistance

Are you in a low-income household and need assistance with your energy bill?

Apply for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), operated by CSET. The program is available for low-income residents of Tulare County, applicants can receive the assistance once a year. Eligibility for assistance is based on HEAP income guidelines, number of people in the household, cost of energy and availability of funds.

Has your residential water well gone dry due to the drought?  If so, your household may be eligible to receive additional HEAP assistance.  Please call 1-844-224-1316 for information on how to apply for additional assistance.

Income Guidelines:

To qualify for the program, residents must not exceed the following income guidelines:

Household Size Max Gross
Monthly Income
1 $2,004.77
2 $2,621.63
3 $3,238.48
4 $3,855.33
5 $4,472.19
6 $5,089.04
7 $5,204.70
8 $5,320.36
9 $5,436.02
10 $5,551.68

To apply for assistance, you will need to attend a HEAP workshop and present the following required documents:

Required Documents:

  • All pages to most current electric bill
  • All pages to most current gas bill or most recent propane receipt (bills cannot be a disconnection or deposit notice, bills cannot be for less than a 22 day billing cycle)
  • Proof of income from all sources, for everyone in the household for the last 4 weeks
  • Applicants Social Security Card and Photo ID

HEAP Workshop Locations, Days and Times:





Earlimart Family Resource Center

114 N Front Street, Earlimart, CA 93219

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
(661) 849-2960

3:00 -5:00PM
Walk-ins available

Employment Connection

1063 W Henderson, Porterville, CA 93257

Call (559) 741-4607 or (559) 741-4652

Appointments available

Visalia Main Office

312 N.W. 3rd Ave., Visalia, CA 93291

Call (559) 741-4607 or (559) 741-4652

Appointments available

Tulare Family Resource Center

304 E Tulare Avenue, Tulare, CA 93274

Call (559) 684-8394

Appointments available

Cutler-Orosi Senior Center

12691 Avenue 408, Cutler, CA 93615

Every Tuesday

Appointments available

Goshen Elementary School

Annex Bldg

6505 Ave 308, Goshen, CA 93227

2nd and 4th Thursday
of the month

Walk-ins available

LUSD Healthy Start Family Resource Center

400 E. Hermosa, Lindsay, CA 93247

2nd & 4th Thursday
of the month
(559) 562-8292

Appointments and walk-ins available

Woodlake Family Resource Center

168 N Valencia, Woodlake, CA 93286

3rd Wednesday of the Month
(559) 564-5212

8:30am-11:30am Appointments available

Old Memorial Building

147 E Front Street, Farmersville, CA 93223

2nd Thursday of the Month

Walk-ins available

Pixley CSET

433 S. Main St., Pixley, CA 93256

Every Tuesday and Wednesday

Walk-ins available

For more information please call the CSET Energy Assistance Hotline at 1-844-224-1316.

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