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Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

The heating assistance program is closed as of

March 17, 2017


If you have questions and/or have an emergency home energy need, please call the Tompkins County Office for the Aging at 274-5482 for assistance.


The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) provides assistance with fuel and utility expenses for income-eligible homeowners and renters. The HEAP program may also be able to help with furnace repair or replacement. The Tompkins County Office for the Aging processes HEAP applications for persons over age 60 and for those who receive SSI or SSD and do not receive Food Stamps. 

The current income eligibility levels for HEAP in 2016-2017 are as follows:

If you think you may be eligible for HEAP, contact the Tompkins County Office for the Aging (607) 274-5482 for more information.

 Household Size          Maximum Gross Monthly Income
             1                                            $2300

              2                                           $3007

              3                                           $3715



Or apply for HEAP online at the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance website.