To be eligible for our Energy Assistance program you must meet the following criteria:

1) Use electricity, natural gas, wood, propane, or oil to heat your home.
If your heating costs are included with your rent, you can still apply for assistance. Please see our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.


2) Live within the Seattle’s city limits:
You must live within one of the following Seattle zip codes in order to qualify for Energy Assistance through Centerstone.

98101 98104 98107 98112 98117 98121 98126 98136 98177
98102 98105 98108 98115 98118 98122 98133* 98144 98178*
98103 98106* 98109 98116 98119 98125 98134 98165 98199

*Some residents of these zip codes may be served by other agencies if they are not within the Seattle City limits. If you are unsure if your home is located within our service area, you may call our office (206-812-4940). If you do not live in any of these zip codes, you may be served by Multi-Service Center (south of Seattle) or Hopelink (north/east of Seattle). Please contact them for more information.


If you live in the 98133 zip code, north of NE 145th St, you may be located in the service area Centerstone shares with Hopelink. Please call Hopelink’s appointment and information line at (425) 658-2592.


If you live in the 98178 or 98106 zip codes, you may be located in the service area Centerstone shares with Multi Service Center. If you are a new client, please call Centerstone at (206) 812-4940 to see if we serve you before applying.


3)Be income eligible

Your household must meet the following income guidelines:

2016-2017 Maximum Average Monthly Income Requirements
Household Size LIHEAP PSE HELP
1 person $1,256 $1,508
2 people $1,692 $2,030
3 people $2,127 $2,553
4 people $2,563 $3,075
5 people $2,998 $3,598
6 people $3,433 $4,120
7 people $3,869 $4,643
8 people $4,304 $5,165
9 people $4,740 $5,600

Living in our service area and meeting income eligibility does not guarantee that you will receive assistance. Please visit our How to Apply page to learn about the application process.

Click here to find out if you are eligible.

How to Apply
Click here for information on how to apply.

Required Documents
Click here to know what to include with your application.

After You Apply
Click here to find out what to do after you submit your application.

Frequently Asked Questions
Click here for additional information on our Energy Assistance Program.