Show Mobile Search Hide Mobile Search Show Mobile Social Media Hide Mobile Social Media Show Mobile Menu Hide Mobile Menu
Visit us on Facebook  Visit us on YouTube  Visit us on Twitter     View our Video Tour

HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)

Visit us on Facebook!

Montgomery County NY HEAP on Facebook

HEAP may help you pay for Electricity, Propane, Natural Gas, Wood, Oil, Kerosene, Coal, or any other heating fuel.

Regular Benefit - The HEAP regular benefit component assists low-income New Yorkers with the cost of heating their homes. The regular benefit component will close March 17th, 2017.

Emergency Benefit - The HEAP emergency benefit component assists qualifying low-income New Yorkers who are facing a heat or heat related energy emergency and do not have the resources available to resolve the emergency. The emergency benefit component of HEAP will close March 31st, 2017.

Want to see if you may be eligible? Complete a HEAP pre-screening on www.mybenefits.ny.gov


About HEAP

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) was first authorized by Congress during the 1979-1980 Congressional session. It was established as a response to the drastic escalation of costs for heat and energy products during the mid-to-late 1970ís. Categorical eligibility has been established for recipients of Family Assistance, Safety Net Assistance, and Supplemental Security Income as well as certain Food Stamp households. Non-Public Assistance households apply separately. Eligibility for this program is based on the income of the entire household and there is no resource/asset test for the regular non-emergency component of the program.


Applications Available:

The APPLICANT must be the person with the heating responsibility and must be the person who signs the application form. You may be called to complete the application process and confirm your benefit; therefore, please provide a telephone number and indicate the best time to call on the front page of the application.

Please complete, sign and date the application form. You may then mail, fax or drop off the application to the following locations:

FULMONT COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY, Park Street, County Annex Building, Fonda, NY 12068
Phone: 518.853.8351; Fax: 518.853.3855

FULMONT COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY, 200 Canal Street, Fort Plain, NY 13339
Phone: 518.993.3230; Fax: 518.993.3230

FULMONT COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY, Riverfront Center (Mall), Amsterdam, NY 12010
Phone: 518.842.0790; Fax: 518.842.0790

MONTGOMERY COUNTY OFA, (Over 60 or Disabled), 135 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam, NY 12010
Phone: 518.843.2300; Fax: 518.843.7478

MONTGOMERY COUNTY DSS, HEAP Dept, County Office Building, 64 Broadway, Fonda, NY 12068
Phone: 518.853.4646; Fax: 518.853.8324

Get Acrobat Reader - Download to view PDFs


© 2018 Montgomery County, New York  |  All Rights Reserved
Contact the Webmaster   |   Employees

*NOTE: Links marked with an asterisk are not managed by Montgomery County. They are provided for your convenience only. We bear no responsibility for their content.
*External sites may require a subscription for viewing content.