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Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

The HEAP season will OPEN on Monday, November 18, 2013.

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 income eligibility levels for HEAP in 2012-2013 were as follows:

(The 2013-2014 income eligibility levels are not available at this time.  Please check back.)

Household Size       Maximum Gross Monthly Income
1                             $2138
2                             $2796
3                             $3453

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

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















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