The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) may help you pay for electricity, propane, natural gas, wood, oil, kerosene, coal, or any other heating fuel.

HEAP is a federally funded program that issues heating benefits to supplement a household's annual energy cost. HEAP also offers an emergency benefit for households in a heat or heat related energy emergency. Additionally, HEAP may offer furnace repair and/or replacement benefits for households with inoperable heating equipment.

Are you interested in applying for HEAP? Applications are generally accepted only between November - March each year. You may obtain more information and apply online at: https://www.ny.gov/services/apply-heating-and-cooling-assistance-heap or https://otda.ny.gov/programs/apply/#heap. You may also call or visit your local county HEAP office below:

Chemung County DSS
HEAP Program
425 Pennsylvania Ave.
Elmira, NY 14904
(607) 737-5368

Cortland County DSS
HEAP Program
60 Central Ave
Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 428-5400

Steuben County Department of Social Services (DSS)
HEAP Program
3 E. Pulteney Square
Bath, NY 14810
(607) 664-2000
Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm