The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) assists low-income families and individuals with their home energy costs. Individuals and families in receipt of Temporary Assistance automatically are eligible for a HEAP benefit. Individuals not in receipt of assistance must apply for the benefit. Over 7,830 HEAP, HEAP Emergency and Furnace Repair and Replacement payments were made in the last HEAP season. These payments totaled $2,620,672.27.