SMTCCAC, Inc. is the local administering agency of Maryland State Office of Home Energy Programs for Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's County.
The Maryland Assistance Program provides grants to assist with home heating bills. Payments are made to fuel suppliers and utility companies on behalf of the customer. MEAP is available to all income eligible Maryland heating customers, both homeowners and renters, including roomer or boarder, regardless of whether you pay your heating costs.
MEAP also offers the Utility Service Protection Program (USPP). This program provides MEAP eligible households access to an even monthly payment program and protection from turnoffs.
The Electric Universal Service Program provides financial assistance with electric bills. EUSP is available to all income eligible Maryland electric customers, both homeowners and renters. Customers who live in subsidized housing where heat is included in the rent may also be eligible for help from EUSP.
The Energy Assistance Program helps households pay their utility bills,
minimize heating crises, and make energy costs more affordable.
Needed to Apply:
To get started, click here to access myDHR
- Applicant's photo identification
- Customers need all three applications (MyDHR, Cap60, and OHEP’s application)
- Proof of residence
- Copies of Social Security cards for all household members
- Proof of total gross income for entire household - last 30 days
- Name of home energy supplier and account number
- Copy of most recent utility bill
- Copy of lease, if renter
Download Latest OHEP Applicaton:
Apply Online – Cap60
The Office of Home Energy Programs (OHEP) provides bill assistance to
low-income households in the State of Maryland