Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) or Fuel Assistance Department of Housing and Community Development

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Contact Information

Department of Housing and Community Development
Contact: Mr. Gerald Bell, Manager Community Services Programs
Email Address: gerald.bell@state.ma.us
Phone: 800-632-8175
Fax: 617-573-1460

100 Cambridge Street, Suite 300 Boston, MA 02114
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) or Fuel Assistance

Narrative

Fuel assistance is managed and delivered through 21 Local Administering Agencies across the state. Many of these same agencies deliver the weatherization assistance and heating system repair and replacements programs in coordination with other energy conservation initiatives. Additional services such as emergency energy assistance, budget counseling, utility discounts and arrearage managment are also offered.  Local agencies accept referrals from other service providers and assist special need population, if applicable.

Total household income cannot exceed 60% of the estimated State Median Income (SMI). 

For further information: http://www.mass.gov/hed/community/energy/low-income-home-energy-assistance-liheap.html

 

 

Service Types

  • Financial Assistance

Program Type

  • Financial Assistance

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Cape Verdean
  • Portuguese
  • Portuguese-Creole
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: N/A
  • Fees: Free Service
  • Licensed By: N/A