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Social Services-Home Energy Assistance Program

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP): (607) 274-5264

This Federal program helps low-income households meet the high costs of home energy.
Income and resource eligibility standards change annually.
A single annual benefit based on the household’s method of heating is provided.
Emergency assistance is also available.

Information about the rights of applicants/recipients of this and other public assistance programs which our department administers locally can be found at