Lowcountry Community Action Agency, Inc.

Low-income home energy assistance program (LIHEAP)

Lowcountry Community Action Agency is currently taking applications for Heating Assistance Only.

Please contact agency for funding availability as well as additional program information.

Colleton County:   843-549-5576
Hampton County:  803-914-0601

If applying for electricity, applicant should contact the agency as soon as they receive the final/cut-off/termination notice from the company. If applying for gas, fuel oil, kerosene, applicant should contact the agency when less than 5% fuel remains in the fuel tank.


1. Applicant must present their heating fuel bill. Bill must be in the name of the applicant, a household member or the decease spouse of the applicant. If electric is the heating fuel: *Applicant must present their two most recent electrical bills. *Applicant must present their final/cutoff/termination notice. If gas, fuel oil, or kerosene is the heating fuel: * Applicant must present a bill from the fuel vendor indicating their name, address, date, amount of fuel, cost per gallon, number of gallons to fill tank and the total cost.

2. Applicant must present proof of total gross household income for the past 30 days for all household members age 18 and above. Types of proof of income can be: award letters, check stubs (employment only), unemployment printouts, statement or printout from an employer and/or any other applicable document,

3. If receiving Food Stamps Assistance, applicant must present an up to date printout from the Department of Social Services (DSS).

4. Applicant must present their picture I.D. and Social Security Card.

5. Applicant must present the Social Security Card for all other household members (DSS Printout is acceptable).

Contact Info
Serving Colleton and Hampton Counties
319 E. Washington Street,
Post Office Box 1726
Walterboro, SC 29488

Phone: Colleton
(843) 549-5576
Phone: Hampton
(803) 914-0601

Head Start
Colleton:(843) 835-2760
Hampton: (803) 625-9681
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