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Erie County legislator Barbara Miller-Williams Announces Additional HEAP Outreach Sessions for March 2014


Erie County Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams (D-Buffalo) is announcing that two HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) outreach sessions will be held at locations within the 1st District between the hours of 9 am – 4 pm. 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 858-7870 or 858-7466 or visit: www.erie.gov/depts/socialservices/heap.asp  and www.mybenefits.nygov.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014

Hennepin Community Center

24 Ludington Street

Buffalo, NY 14206

 &

FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2014

Jesse E. Nash Health Center

608 William Street

Buffalo, NY 14206

Interviews will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis. All prospective clientele are welcome to apply for HEAP assistance at outreach sites, regardless of age or disability. Emergency Heap Applicants must have a final disconnection notice. General HEAP applicants are required to bring the following documentation to the session:

-          One (1) form of identification for all household members (Birth Certificates, License, Social Security Card)

-          Proof of income received within the last 30 days for all household members (Pay Stubs, Social Security or Pension Award letters, Proof of Child Support, Rental Income, Unemployment Benefits, Worker’s Compensation, Etc.)

-          Current Heat and Electric Bills

If an Applicant is missing information, they may be allowed to mail the information and complete the Application Process. For more information or assistance, please contact Erie County Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams at 716-842-0490 or e-mail bmw@erie.gov.