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 Legislator April Baskin
April N.M. Baskin 
District 2

District Office:
2637 Main Street

Buffalo, N.Y. 14214

Email:  April.McCants-Baskin@erie.gov



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Emergency HEAP Outreach

Emergency HEAP Outreach Sponsored by

Legislator April Baskin


When:    Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Time:       9 AM – 4 PM

Where:   Delavan Grider Community Center

877 East Delavan Avenue, Buffalo 14215

HEAP is a federally funded program to assist Erie County Residents with their heating bills.  The HEAP outreach will be administered by the Erie County Departments of Social Services and Senior Services and is open to all income eligible households.  For more information, contact the HEAP Hotline at 858-7644 or visit: www.erie.gov/depts/socialservices/heap.asp  and www.mybenefits.nygov.

Emergency Benefit Heat and Utility Bill Assistance - Opens January 2, 2018

Emergency benefits are for the main source of heat, and for heat-related electric (electric that is necessary to operate the furnace, thermostat, etc.). 

  • There must be a Shut-off Notice or Low Fuel Supply (oil, propane, wood, etc.). 
  • One Emergency “Heating” benefit, for main source of heat is available- If there is a shutoff notice or low fuel supply & Regular benefit was already received.
  • One Emergency “Heat-Related” electricity benefit is available- If there is a Shutoff notice and electric is needed to run furnace or thermostat.