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Energy Fuel Assistance

HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)

This program provides a once-a-year benefit to low income homeowners and renters to help pay for fuel or utility costs. Persons age 60 and over, and disabled and SSI recipients of all ages, can apply by mail. For information on income eligibility levels and application procedure, contact:

Nassau County Department of Senior Citizen Affairs
HEAP Program
60 Charles Lindbergh Boulevard
Uniondale, NY 11553-3653
227-7386

WEATHERIZATION REFERRAL AND PACKAGING PROGRAM (WRAP)

Low income eligible seniors are assisted in obtaining weatherization services through local providers. These services include, but are not limited to, boiler repair, replacement of storm windows and doors, caulking and weatherstripping, etc. An individual plan is developed to include the identification of needs and resources and, thereafter, to provide the coordination of services needed. For information, call:

     Nassau County Department of Senior Citizen Affairs -- 227-7386.

RESIDENTIAL ENERGY AFFORDABILITY PARTNERSHIP (REAP)

REAP is a program for Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) customers that can help limited income households better control their energy use and thus save money on electric bills. If eligible, a REAP team will visit the home and provide information on practical ways to reduce energy costs. In addition, they may install certain energy saving devices at no cost to the homeowner. Contact

     Nassau County Department of Senior Citizen Affairs WRAP Program -- 227-7386

     LIPA -- 1-800-263-6786         www.lipower.org/cei/reap.html

PROJECT WARMTH

Project Warmth is a community-based partnership that provides financial assistance to enable eligible families to pay their heating bills. This program is administered by Long Island’s United Way. One-time grants are awarded from October 1 to March 31. Contact

     Project Warmth – Information Line 1-631-940-3757