Commission on Economic Opportunity Wilkes- Barre
LIHEAP Crisis Program - Commission on Economic Opportunity
The LIHEAP Crisis Program is designed to provide emergency service to eligible persons who face a home heating related emergency. Emergency situations include: - Broken heating equipment or leaking lines that must be fixed or replaced. - Lack of fuel. - The main heating source or second heating source (a source that is used to operate the main heating source or used if the main heating source is not working) has been completely shut-off. - Danger of being without fuel (less than a 15 day supply) or of having utility service terminated (received a notice that service will be shut off within the next 60 days). Please contact our office at 570-826-0510 in the Wyoming Valley area, 570-455-4995 in the Hazleton area or 570-836-4090 in Wyoming County.
165 Amber Lane
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Eligibility: State income guidelines apply.
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm. (Closed for lunch 12 pm - 1pm) 24 hour LIHEAP Crisis service during mandated crisis dates. (Beginning November 2, 2020)
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (800) 822-0359 Toll-Free
  • (570) 826-0510 Main
  • (800) 822-0359 Hotline
  • (570) 826-0510 Main
  • (570) 829-1665 Fax
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Call for an appointment. Our office are not open to the public due to COVID 19, applications are available on CEO’s website or you can complete the application online via: You can also request an application be sent via email, mail and or fax - just call one of our offices, as listed above.
Fee Amounts: None
Languages Spoken: English. Spanish
  • Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
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Commission on Economic Opportunity Wilkes- Barre
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