Energy Assistance

HEAP Cooling Assistance

HEAP Cooling Assistance operates from May 1 to August 1.

Qualifications for HEAP cooling assistance include: 

  • Your household received a HEAP benefit during the current HEAP program year OR
  • You are currently receiving Temporary Assistance (TA) or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

If you DID receive a HEAP benefit during the current HEAP program year, your eligibility for a cooling benefit will be based on the information used to determine your HEAP benefit and the information submitted on the form below.

If you DID NOT receive a benefit during the current HEAP program year, BUT you are currently receiving TA or SNAP benefits, your eligibility for a cooling benefit will be based on the information in your TA or SNAP case and the information submitted on the form below.

Send application to:

Home Energy Assistance Program/HEAP
P.O. Box 1401
Church Street Station
New York, NY 10008

For more information about HEAP eligiblity visit the NYS OTDA website.


Utility Assistance Program (UAP)

UAP assists families or individuals who are elderly, blind, disabled, mentally impaired or those residing in a neglected or hazardous environment who require financial assistance for their energy bills.

 

Contact the Heat Line if you are having trouble paying your utilities bill 212-331-3150.