Home Energy Assistance Available

Erie County Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams will conduct Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Workshops throughout the 1st Legislative District for the 2016-2017 HEAP season.  All eligible households may submit an application to receive services for both the Regular HEAP benefit and the Furnace Clean and Tune Assistance benefit. If an applicant is missing information, they may be allowed to mail the information and complete the application process.

The outreach events will be held throughout the HEAP season at various locations in District 1 from Wednesday December 14, 2016 to January 18, 2017. The events are as follows:

  • Wednesday, December 14, 2016 – 10am to 3pm

Autumnwood Senior Center

1800 Clinton Street, Buffalo, NY 14206

 

  • Monday, December 19, 2016 – 10am to 3pm

George K. Arthur Community Center

2056 Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY 14211

 

  • Wednesday, December 21, 2016 – 10am to 4pm

William-Emslie YMCA

585 William Street, Buffalo, NY 14206

 

  • Monday, January 9, 2017 – 9am to 12pm

The Belle Center

104 Maryland Street, Buffalo, NY 14201

 

  • Monday, January 9, 2017 – 1pm to 3pm

Hispanics United of Buffalo

254 Virginia Street, Buffalo, NY 14201

 

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2017 – 9:30am to 3:30pm

CAO Masten Resource Center

1423 Fillmore Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14211

 

  • Wednesday, January 18, 2017 – 12pm to 6pm

Old First Ward Community Center

62 Republic Street, Buffalo, NY 14204

 

Applicants are requested to bring the following Documentation to the Workshop:

  • One (1) form of identification for all household members (birth certificates, license, Social Security Card)
  • Proof of income received within the last 30 days for all household members (pay stubs, SS or pension award letters, proof of child support, rental income, unemployment benefits, worker’s comp., etc.)
  • Current heat and electric bills
  • For Heating Equipment: Two (2) furnace estimates from participating HEAP contractors; Proof of homeownership- Deed to home

 

HEAP is a federally funded program to assist Erie County residents with their heating bills. The HEAP workshop will be administered by the Erie County Departments of Social Services and Senior Services and is open to all income eligible households.

 

For information or assistance, please contact Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams’ Legislative Office at (716) 842-0490 or e-mail bmw@erie.gov or the HEAP Hotline at (716) 858-7644.

 

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