Financial Aid/Voucher Services

HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)

 
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General Information
Description of ServiceThe Home Energy Assistance Program is a federally funded program that helps low-income people pay their heating bills. The Rensselaer County Department for the Aging assists individuals age 60+.

The HEAP Cooling Assistance Program will provide for the purchase and installation of air conditioners not to exceed $800 or a fan to eligible households.
LocationRensselaer
Geographical AreaRensselaer County
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall Kathleen Donovan
518-270-2738
Intake RequirementsApplication procedure
Additional RequirementsProof of income
Helpful TipsAPPLICATION OPEN DATES 2019-2020
Regular Heap: November 12, 2019
Emergency HEAP: January 2, 2020-March 16, 2020
Heating Equipment Repair/Replacement HEAP: November 4, 2019-September 30, 2020
Air Conditioning: May 1, 2020-August 31, 2020
Clean and Tune Benefit: November 4, 2019-September 30, 2020
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityIndividuals at or over the age of 60.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 1600 7th Avenue
Physical Site City, State, Zip Troy, NY 12180
Main Phone 518-270-2730
Other Phone 518-270-2734 Service-Intake - Weatherization Program-Transportation
Fax 518-270-2737
Web Address www.rensco.com/departments_familyservices.asp
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: RENSSELAER COUNTY UNIFIED FAMILY SERVICES
Affiliated Program: HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)
This Service: Financial Aid/Voucher Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Air Conditioners (BM-3000.0500-030)
Electric Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-180)
Gas Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-250)
Heating Fuel Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-300)
Low Income (YL-3300.4500)
Older Adults (YB-8000)