Energy Assistance Programs DHS works to ensure that all Rhode Islanders have access to home energy and other energy efficiency improvements with our four energy assistance programs. The goal is to keep families and individuals warm in the cold weather months. LIHEAP: Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Eligibility details, how to apply, newsletters and more. WAP: Weatherization Assistance Program Eligibility details, how to apply and contractor details and responsibilities. HSRRP: Heating System Repair and Replacement Program Eligibility details, how to apply and information for prospective heating contractors. LIHWAP: Low Income Household Water Assistance Program Eligibility details and how to apply.