The Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) is now open!

MEAP is a federally funded program, administered by the Department of Human Resources and the Office of Home Energy Programs. This grant helps low-income customers pay their heating bills. There are household income requirements for this program which are listed below. Visit to apply.

If you are eligible for MEAP, you may also be eligible for Electric Universal Service Program (EUSP). Eligible customers receive help that pays a portion of their monthly electric bills. For more information on EUSP or other available programs, visit and click on “Search Assistance Programs.”

Income Eligibility Guidelines
Household Size Annual Income
1 $22,330
2 $30,170
3 $38,010
4 $45,850

For families/households with more than 4 persons, add $7,840 for each additional person.

Lisa V. Proulx

Posted by: Lisa V. Proulx

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