Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
If your energy bills are more than you can handle, HEAP may be able to help you heat your home.
The federally-funded HEAP may help you pay for:
Am I eligible?
You may be eligible for HEAP payments if you are a United States citizen or a qualified alien and:
Where can I apply?
If you are less than 60 years old, call 315-963-5288 to request an application from Social Services. If you are 60 or over, or disabled, apply by mail or call 315-349-3484 to apply at your local Office For The Aging. You may also do a self-screening at the My Benefits website.
What if I have an energy emergency?
People who are eligible for HEAP and have an energy-related emergency, such as a power shutoff or less than seven days supply of heating fuel, may apply for emergency benefits at their local department of social services.
Questions about HEAP?