Energy Assistance

Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP)



This is a program that is offered in cooperation with the Inter-tribal Council of Michigan. Assistance is available for direct assistance and emergency shut off notices once per year if the applicant qualifies. Applicants must reside in the state of Michigan and be an enrolled member of one of the seven Tribes that participate. A complete application should be submitted for final eligibility determination. The following are guidelines by which determination of eligibility is made.


The LTBB Department of Human Services is the only application processor for this program.  Final approval is determined by Kim Nystrom at Inter-Tribal Council in Sault Ste. Marie, MI.  Any questions about applications should be directed to Kim Nystrom at 906-632-6896, ext. 114