Home Energy Assistance Target (HEAT) Program


The HEAT Program provides year-round energy and water assistance as well as energy and water-related crisis assistance for eligible low income households throughout Utah. You may qualify for a heating benefit (Oct. - Mar.), cooling benefit (Apr. - Sept.) and water assistance when you apply for the HEAT Program.


If you are in danger of shut-off, you may contact your local HEAT office for crisis assistance.

For a limited time, you may be eligible to receive a cooling benefit. Applications accepted April 1 - September 30.

See if you're eligible.

Eligibility Requirements for HEAT Assistance:

  1. The total household income is at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level.
  2. The household is responsible for paying home energy costs.
  3. The household contains at least one US citizen or qualified non-citizen (see pages 6-7 of the HEAT Policy Manual.)

Necessary Documentation

  • A copy of your power, heat and water bills
  • Proof of ALL income received by all household members in the month prior to the month of your application
  • Proof of any eligible medical expenses, child support and alimony you paid in the month prior to the month of your application
  • Proof of disability, if applicable
  • Additional documentation, if required

For more information contact your local HEAT office.

For complete program details see HEAT Policy Manual.

  • For an overview of recent changes to the HEAT Program Policy Manual, What's New

To report fraud, waste, or abuse. dws_fraud@utah.gov

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities by calling (801) 526-9240. Individuals with speech and/or hearing impairments may call Relay Utah by dialing 711.

Spanish Relay Utah: 1-888-346-3162

If you believe you have been treated unfairly by the HEAT program please call 866-205-4357 for assistance.