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Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)


The 2017-18 HEAP Program closed on April 27th.


If you have questions and/or have an emergency home energy need, please call the Tompkins County Office for the Aging at 274-5482 for assistance.


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 current income eligibility levels for HEAP in 2017-2018 are as follows:

Household Size                Maximum Gross Monthly Income

                                                     1                                           $2318

                                                     2                                           $3031

                                                     3                                           $3744


If you think you may be eligible for HEAP, contact the TompkinsCountyOffice 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.