Leaves are starting to fall and the cold winter months will be upon us sooner than we realize.  Find out more about Heating Assistance Information so that you can be best educated to help yourself, neighbors, friends, and family in need.

  • Education on energy affordability
  • Collaborative efforts for solutions
  • Why energy assistance is needed
  • Public-Private-State Partnerships


in winter

Locally and nationally, the Coalition to Keep Michigan Warm is a vocal advocate for the low income energy households. Our members represent every corner of our state.  Children, fixed income households, and vulnerable families need our efforts to ensure their voice is heard. 

Energy assistance isn't seasonal, which is why our year-round efforts gets so much attention. Join our efforts and become an informed citizen to help ensure that no family, child, or vulnerable household is without essential energy services.

What is LIHEAP and WAP and MEAP? 


Like all sectors, the energy assistance sector is full of acronyms and programs.  Learn about the Basics of Energy Assistance so that you can be informed and help educate members of our community why these programs are so important.

Monica Martinez

Spokesperson for the Coalition to Keep Michigan Warm

  • Supporting efforts of members
  • Annual report
  • Political action in Washington, D.C.
  • Testimony in Michigan

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Winter awareness

Our Leadership

Organizations are asked to show their support for the continuation of LIHEAP at the federal level.  Let our policy makers know that LIHEAP matters to Michigan.

Join in this important effort with our national partner NEUAC.  The more signers we have, the more impactful our message will be.



Our Mission

Patrick Leahy

Chair of the Coalition of Keep Michigan Warm 

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The Basics of Energy Assistance

Coalition in Action

Mike O'Brien

Vice- Chair of the Coalition to Keep Michigan Warm 

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