The County of Mercer will accept applications for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) until Wednesday, June 30, 2021. The County will continue accepting applications for the Universal Service Fund (USF) Program throughout the year. Residents who pay their own heating costs, and meet the income guidelines, may be eligible to receive financial assistance with their winter heating bill. Residents with medical conditions may also be eligible to receive cooling assistance.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, an appointment is required to enter the County Administration Building.  If an in-person appointment is necessary, LIHEAP clients can call 609-337-0933 or email heatingappt@mercercounty.org to schedule an appointment. 

Clients may drop off applications and access information from LIHEAP staff inside the front entrance of 640 South Broad St. in Trenton.

The County will continue to receive applications up until the deadline of June 30, 2021 by regular mail, fax, drop-off and email to:

County of Mercer, Attention: LIHEAP/USF Programs, 640 South Broad St., Room 106, P.O. Box 8068, Trenton, NJ 08650-0068
Fax: 609-278-2758
Email address: housing@mercercounty.org

Applications, forms and information can also be accessed by visiting the Office of Housing and Community Development’s programs page on the County website.