Erie County Legislator Lynn M. Marinelli (D-Tonawanda,Buffalo) is announcing that a Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) community access site will be conducted from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, at the Kenilworth Fire Hall, 54 Hawthorne Avenue, Tonawanda.
The HEAP site will be sponsored by the Erie County Department of Senior Services, and interviews with applicants will be held on a first-come, first-served basis. While the Department of Senior Services administers this HEAP component, all household types are welcome to apply at these locations, regardless of age.
The monthly household gross income guidelines are: one, $2,146; two, $2,806; three, $3,466; four, $4,127; five, $4,787; six, $5,447; seven, $5,571; eight, $5,695; nine, $5,818; ten, $5,942.
Applicants should come with the following:
One form of ID for all household members: (birth certificate, license, Social Security (SS) card).
Proof of income received within last 30 days for all household members (pay stubs, SS or pension award letters, proof of child support, rental income, unemployment benefits, worker's comp, etc.).
Current shut off or disconnect notices, if applicable.
Proof of all household resources including: current checking and savings account bank statements, proof of other resources (stocks, bonds, CDs, IRAs, 401k, etc.).
If applicant is missing information, mail-in will be permitted of the information needed to fulfill application requirements.
If you need more information or want to find out the income and identification guidelines for applying, call the HEAP hotline at 858-7644 or visit http://www.erie.gov/depts/seniorservices/index.asp.