Housing

Utilities Assistance

Heat Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

HEAP is a federally funded program that assists low-income New Yorkers with the cost of heating their homes. HEAP also offers an emergency benefit for households in a heat or heat related energy emergency.

HEAP Hotline: 800-342-3009

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Cooling Assistance Program

The Cooling Assistance Program is making a limited number of home air conditioners available to eligible New Yorkers with medical conditions exacerbated by heat. The program, supported with $3 million in funding from the Home Energy Assistance Program. Applications start May 1st, 2015. Call HEAP for eligibility or applications.

HEAP: 212-835-7216

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Con Edison Customer Central Special Services

Con Edison offers a variety of free services for certain individuals with disabilities.

Phone: 800-293-5680

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