Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Program Description

Known commonly as Fuel Assistance, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides eligible households with help in paying a portion of winter heating bills.

Eligible Applicants

Homeowners and renters including households whose cost of heat is included in the rent can apply at the agency in their area. Click this link for an agency listing by town. Eligibility is based on household size and the gross annual income of every household member, 18 years of age or older. Household income cannot exceed 60% of estimated State Median Income (see chart below).

Heating Assistance Resources

New England Farm Workers Council

Serving Springfield MA
Phone (413) 787-6500

Valley Opportunity Council

Serving Greater Springfield Area
Phone (413) 552-1548

Salvation Army Good Neighbor Fund

Springfield Area (413) 733-1518
Westfield Area (413) 568-1256

Council of Churches

Phone: (413) 733-2149

Citizens Energy Corporation

Website: www.citizensenergy.com
877-563-4645 - Client Line
88 Black Falcon Avenue Center Lobby
Suite 342
Boston, MA 02210

Franklin Community Action Council

Website: http://www.communityaction.us/home-energy-assistance.html
413-774-2310 or 800-370-0940
393 Main Street
Greenfield, MA