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Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams Announces HEAP Workshops in District 1

1st District Erie County Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams will conduct three separate Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Workshops. All eligible households may submit an application to receive services. If an applicant is missing information, they may be allowed to mail the information and complete the application process.

The first outreach event will be held February 29, 2016 at the Dorothy J. Collier Community Center, 118 East Utica Street, Buffalo, NY 14209 from 10 am - 2 pm. All applicants will be interviewed.

DATE: Monday, February 29, 2016

PLACE: Dorothy J. Collier Community Center 118 East Utica Street, Buffalo, NY 14209

TIME: 10am-2pm

The second HEAP workshop will be March 2, 2016 at the West Side Community Services Center, 161 Vermont Street, Buffalo, NY 14213 from 10 am - 2 pm. All applicants will be interviewed.

DATE: Wednesday, March 2, 2016

PLACE: West Side Community Services Center 161 Vermont Street, Buffalo NY 14213

TIME: 10am- 2pm

The third HEAP workshop will be March 10, 2016, 422 Pratt Street, Buffalo, NY 14204 from 10 am - 2 pm. All applicants will be interviewed.

DATE: Thursday, March 10, 2016

PLACE: Pratt Willert Center 422 Pratt Street, Buffalo NY 14212

TIME: 10am- 2pm

Applicants are requested to bring the following Documentation to the Workshop:

• 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, SS or pension award letters, proof of child support, rental income, unemployment benefits, worker’s comp., etc.)

• Current heat and electric bills

• For Heating Equipment: Two (2) furnace estimates from participating HEAP contractors; Proof of homeownership- Deed to home HEAP is a federally funded program to assist Erie County residents with their heating bills.

The HEAP workshop will be administered by the Erie County Departments of Social Services and Senior Services and is open to all income eligible households. For information or assistance, please contact Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams Legislative Office at (716) 842-0490 or e-mail or the HEAP Hotline at (716) 858-7644.