The federally funded program, Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), assists income-eligible is for low-income households in need of assistance in paying their energy bills and who meet income eligibility requirements. You do not have to pay back any money granted.
Please visit the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance to determine how you can apply in your area. For more information about HEAP and other programs you may be eligible for please visit New York State myBenefits*. If you have questions about HEAP and your eligibility, contact your local Department of Social Services or call the HEAP hotline at 1-800-342-3009.
The final decision about your eligibility is made by your local Department of Social Services.
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