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Home Energy Assistance Program


Also Known As:HEAP
Address:165-08 88th Avenue, 4th Floor Jamaica NY 11432
Telephone(s):800-692-0557
World Wide Web: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dycd/html/resources/heap_2007.shtml


Description:HEAP helps low-income homeowners and renters pay bills for heating fuel, equipment and repairs. HEAP grants are $40 to $440 a year.

HEAP is a federally funded program that assists eligible households with grants to pay their energy heating costs. In New York City, HRA/DSS administers the program.

This entry show offices in Queens. Additional offices are located in the other 4 boroughs. See the website for addresses.

For those 60 and older, HEAP is administered by the Department for the Aging. Call 212-442-1000 for information.


Eligibility Requirements:Low-income homeowners and renters.
Access for People with Disabilities:Wheelchair accessible


Services Offered:Temporary Financial Assistance
Target Groups(By Need):Low-IncomeOlder Adults