Office of Home Energy Program

SMTCCAC, Inc. is the local administering agency of Maryland State Office of Home Energy Programs for Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's County.

MEAP

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.

EUSP

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.

Drop-in applications accepted:

  • Hughesville Location
    8371 Old Leonardtown Road

      Hughesville, MD 20637

  • Huntingtown Location
    3720 Solomons Island Road

    Huntingtown, MD 20639

Needed to Apply:

  • Applicant's photo identification

  • 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

Check you application status

To get started, click here to access myDHR

Useful links:

  • 2021 OHEP Brochure (Spanish)

Download Latest OHEP Applicaton:

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