HEAP, HEAP Cooling and Household Assistance Program

HEAP, HEAP Cooling and  Household Assistance Program

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the financial burden on so many households, New York State has extended the deadline for Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) applications to August 31, 2020.

​​​​​​​Energy Bill Assistance EXTENDED through August 31st

Bill Discounts Available for Qualifying Customers: Household Assistance Program provides an automatic discount on every bill. May qualify if you receive benefits from at least one the following programs:

  • Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

  • Medicaid

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

  • Temporary Assistance — Family Assistance (FA)

  • Temporary Assistance — Safety Net Assistance (SNA)

  • Veteran’s Pension — Non-Service Connected Disability

  • Veteran’s Surviving Spouse Pension — Non-Service Connected Disability

For more information, visit  www.PSEGLINY.com/assistance or call us at 1-800-490-0025.


HEAP Cooling Assistance Benefit

You may also qualify for a free air conditioner or fan based on income and medical need.


Household Assistance Program

Eligibility: You may qualify for a discount if you have an active residential account in your name and you currently receive benefits from at least one of the following:

  • Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

  • Medicaid

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

  • Temporary Assistance - Family Assistance (FA)

  • Temporary Assistance - Safety Net Assistance (SNA)

  • Veteran’s Pension - Non-Service Connected Disability

  • Veteran’s Surviving Spouse Pension - Non-Service Connected Disability

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

  • Federally-funded Assistance: HEAP is a federally funded program that assists qualifying New Yorkers with the cost of heating their homes. HEAP benefits are not a loan. You do not have to repay any assistance received through this program.

  • There are two main types of benefits: Regular Benefits: Based on income, household size and primary heating source. Emergency Benefits: For qualifying low-income New Yorkers who are facing heat or heat-related energy emergencies.

  • Find out if you qualify for assistance through HEAP and learn how to apply on the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance site. http://otda.ny.gov/programs/apply/#heap

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