It’s been quite a year for all of us – one full of challenges that have had a great impact on our lives. For many, that impact has taken the form of financial hardships that make paying for basic bills more difficult than usual.
If you think you will have trouble paying your heating bill this winter, consider applying for assistance from the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP, also known as LIHEAP) – you could be eligible for financial help to get you through this tough time.
Here are three common questions and answers about HEAP to help you get the application process started.
HEAP eligibility and benefits are based on:
To find out if you may be eligible and apply for HEAP and other programs and services, visit this NY State eligibility page for prescreening requirements.