Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) - The HEAP program is designed to offset fuel and utility costs for eligible families or individuals. HEAP funds are usually available mid – November until mid - March. The amount of this benefit is based on the type of household, income for the household and the type of fuel or utility.
For eligibility guidelines and application information go to: http://otda.ny.gov/programs/heap/
Please note: The 2015-2016 HEAP season opens November 16, 2015.