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    Programs that pay all or a portion of the home heating fuel expenses of people who are unable to purchase the resources to heat their homes without assistance. Also included are non-emergency programs like those funded through the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), also referred to as LIEAP or HEAP in some states, that provide home energy assistance for low-income households that apply, usually once per calendar year; and programs that pay for firewood, propane, butane, kerosene, coal or other bulk fuels that are used for heating or cooking purposes in situations where people have no other means of acquiring them. Heating fuel payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.

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    Benefits Assistance ServicesProvides information for people with questions about HEAP, Food stamps (SNAP), Temporary Assistance, denied benefits, and other benefits-related issues.AlbanyHEAP, FOOD STAMPS OR TEMPORARY ASSISTANCENEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE
    Community-Based ServicesProvides community outreach centers throughout the county to meets the needs of individuals/families in need. Each center provides basic needs services along with benefits assistance. Services include food pantries, emergency housing assistance, family services to promote self-reliance and prevent future crisis. HEAP application assistance. Coordinates Medical Transportation. These centers also provide new immigrants and refugees all of the above services of basic needs and benefit services as well.ClintonCOMMUNITY OUTREACHJOINT COUNCIL FOR ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY OF CLINTON AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES (JCEO)
    Emergency Assistance ServicesProvides help to individuals and families with basic needs during an emergency or crisis situation. Services include emergency food, and utility or rent payment assistance.EssexBASIC NEEDS SERVICESADIRONDACK COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS (ACAP)
    Eviction/Rent/Mortgage Payment Assistance The Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) grant is a limited fund available to help with utility disconnect notices and with eviction/foreclosure prevention.WashingtonEMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAMLEARNING EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PARTNERSHIP (LEAP)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesHATAS HEAP responds to after-hours fuel and heating Energy assistance requests made by low-income Albany county residents. Assistance is available through the agency’s established emergency services telephone hotline. HATAS is authorized, on behalf of Albany County, to arrange for emergency fuel deliveries and heating equipment repairs to resolve seasonal heating emergencies during the evening, weekends, and holidays.AlbanyAFTER-HOURS HEATING EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)HOMELESS AND TRAVELERS AID SOCIETY (HATAS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesOffers financial assistance to individuals diagnosed with AIDS/HIV, for housing, utilities, transportation, or other necessities due to an emergency or other situation causing a financial strain.ClintonAIDS/HIV SERVICESALLIANCE FOR POSITIVE HEALTH
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesEmergency Assistance provides assistance to area families who are in danger of eviction or losing utilities, or need help to obtain fuel, food, or medicine. Services offered based on case by case, call for details. FultonEMERGENCY ASSISTANCECATHOLIC CHARITIES OF FULTON AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesWarren-Hamilton Counties Community Action provides emergency rental, utility assistance and case management. Does not assists with security deposits anymore.WarrenEMERGENCY RENTAL, SECURITY, UTILITY ASSISTANCEWARREN-HAMILTON COUNTIES COMMUNITY ACTION
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesCAPTAIN's Family Assistance program offers advocacy and assistance in accessing emergency funds for basic needs to families attending Shenendehowa schools. Vouchers for clothing and necessary household items are available.SaratogaFAMILY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMCAPTAIN COMMUNITY HUMAN SERVICES
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesProvides financial assistance to Columbia and Greene County residents experiencing hardship due to illness or injury. Financial assistance to offset expenses associated with medical care such as co-pays and co-insurance, insurance premiums, and prescription drug costs as well other expenses such as rent, utilities, and vehicle gas; and, information and referral to other resources. ColumbiaFINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FUNDSCOLUMBIA COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE CONSORTIUM
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits for heat-related bill payment assistance. Regular HEAP – helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP – helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP – helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. Cooling Assistance Program - Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided. The Cooling assistance program is available from May 1st until August 31st until funding is exhausted.ClintonHEAP (HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM)CLINTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP – helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP – helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP – helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. Cooling Assistance Program - Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided. The Cooling assistance program is available from May 1st until August 31st until funding is exhausted.FranklinHEAP (HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM)FRANKLIN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, means tested, seasonal program (usually November-March) which assists eligible families, seniors and individuals with permanent disabilities with the following benefits: Regular HEAP: can issue financial assistance for payments to the primary household fuel source. Emergency HEAP: may be applied for and authorized if a household presents with an emergency situation (such as a shut-off notice or less than ¼ tank of deliverable fuel) after already having received regular HEAP. Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP: helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Cooling Assistance Program: provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner per household, once in 10 years. Household MUST produce a doctor’s statement verifying that the air conditioner is medically necessary. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided. AlbanyHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)ALBANY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) assists and completes applications for Town residents 60 and older. HEAP is critical for low-income seniors who tend to live in older homes that are not insulated well and therefore incur high heating bills. This program helps to alleviate those large bills by paying a determined amount directly to the resident's fuel source. 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.AlbanyHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)COLONIE SENIOR RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP – helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP – helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP – helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. HEAP Cooling Assistance Program - Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided.ColumbiaHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)COLUMBIA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesDuring the heating season COI accepts HEAP applications from Columbia County residents. This program provides help with a household’s annual energy costs. HEAP also offers an emergency benefit and emergency equipment repairs for households with a heat related emergency. 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.ColumbiaHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)COLUMBIA OPPORTUNITIES
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) provides energy assistance to families with low incomes by issuing regular and emergency grants to dealers for fuel for heating and utility-related costs. 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.AlbanyHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)CORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION ALBANY COUNTY
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP – helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP – helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP – helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. Cooling Assistance Program - Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided. The Cooling assistance program is available from May 1st until August 31st until funding is exhausted.EssexHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)ESSEX COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP – helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP – helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP – helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. Cooling Assistance Program - Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided.EssexHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)ESSEX COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP – helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP – helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP – helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. HEAP Cooling Assistance Program - Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided.FultonHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)FULTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesHEAP is the Home Energy Assistance Program which assists in the payment of heating bills. Those aged 60 and older, on SSI or SSD, may apply through the Fulton County Office for Aging. 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.FultonHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)FULTON COUNTY OFFICE FOR AGING
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesHEAP helps low-income New Yorkers pay their energy bills.GreeneHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)GREENE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP: helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP: helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP: helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. HEAP Cooling Assistance Program: Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided.GreeneHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)GREENE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP: helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP: helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP: helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. HEAP Cooling Assistance Program: Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided.HamiltonHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)HAMILTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP – helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP – helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP – helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. HEAP Cooling Assistance Program - Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided.MontgomeryHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)MONTGOMERY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP – helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP – helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP – helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. HEAP Cooling Assistance Program - Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided.RensselaerHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)RENSSELAER COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe 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.RensselaerHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)RENSSELAER COUNTY UNIFIED FAMILY SERVICES
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, seasonal program (November-March) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits: Regular HEAP: helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP: helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP: helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. HEAP Cooling Assistance Program: provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided.SaratogaHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)SARATOGA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe Home Energy Assistance Program is a federally funded program which can help low-income people contend with the high cost of heating their homes during the winter months. SaratogaHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)SARATOGA COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA SCAP worker will help people in need apply for HEAP benefits at the SCAP offices. SchenectadyHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)SCHENECTADY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesA federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP: helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP: helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP: helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. HEAP Cooling Assistance Program: Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided.SchenectadyHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)SCHENECTADY COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe Home Energy Assistance Program is a federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP – helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP – helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP – helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. HEAP Cooling Assistance Program - Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided.SchoharieHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)SCHOHARIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThis service provides assistance with the payment of fuel or utility expenses to eligible Schoharie County residents. 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.SchoharieHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)SCHOHARIE COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe Home Energy Assistance Program is a federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP – helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP – helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP – helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. HEAP Cooling Assistance Program - Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided.WarrenHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)WARREN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe Warren-Hamilton Office for Aging assists seniors in filing for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) to obtain assistance in paying their utility bills. 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.WarrenHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)WARREN HAMILTON COUNTIES OFFICE FOR THE AGING
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe Home Energy Assistance Program is a federally funded, seasonal program (November-April) which helps low income families, seniors and individuals with a permanent disability, with the following benefits Regular HEAP – helps with financial assistance for the payment of the primary fuel source. Assistance is based on income, families with a child under 6, an individual over 60 or who has a permanent disability. Emergency HEAP – helps low income families or individuals who are facing a heat or heat-related energy emergency and do not have resources to resolve the situation. Assistance is based on income, available resources, and the number of household members Furnace Repair/Replacement HEAP – helps low income homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers and other direct heating components necessary to keep the home’s primary heating source functional. Assistance is based on income for household size and on the actual cost incurred to repair or replace the heating source operational. HEAP Cooling Assistance Program - Provides assistance for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner not to exceed $800 to eligible households. In circumstances where an air conditioner cannot be safely installed, a fan will be provided.WashingtonHOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)WASHINGTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesThe fund is designed to help low income customers as well as active members of the military and veterans who are facing energy emergencies.TompkinsSHARE HEATING FUNDNEW YORK STATE ELECTRIC AND GAS CORPORATION (NYSEG)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesProvides temporary financial assistance to families and individuals for short-term help while they work toward self-sufficiency, such as Family Assistance, Safety Net Assistance and Emergency Temporary Assistance (homeless, need food, written eviction, need heating during cold weather, utilities are or are about to be shut-off, family violence)EssexTEMPORARY ASSISTANCEESSEX COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES (DSS)
    Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesCatholic Charities Tri-County Services assists residents of Albany with utility bills that threaten to cause homelessness or dangerous situations.RensselaerUTILITY BILL PAYMENT ASSISTANCECATHOLIC CHARITIES TRI-COUNTY SERVICES
    Insurance AssistanceProvides health insurance counseling and assistance filling out forms, answering questions regarding Medicare, Medicare part D, Medicaid, health insurance issues, Prescription cards, etc. Also offers financial assistance with gas, electric or fuel oil bills for older adults who may be struggling.ClintonINSURANCE SERVICESCLINTON COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE AGING

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