HEAP Outreach will be held Feb. 3 at Aurora Senior Center

Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo announces that a Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Outreach will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 3 at the Aurora Senior Citizens Center, 101 King St, East Aurora.  Interviews will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.  All applicants will be interviewed.  

 

For addtional information, please click here HEAP - Home Energy Assistance Program. 

 

HEAP is a federally funded program to assistErieCounty 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.

 

“Each year residents have many questions about the HEAP program, so to assist in answering those questions and to enroll eligible residents, I have scheduled an outreach at the West Seneca Senior Center, which is open to all Erie County residents,” said Legislator Lorigo.  “Prior to attending this outreach, residents should review the required documentation and the income guidelines to determine if you qualify.”

 

Applicants are requested to bring the following documentation to the outreach:

  • 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

 

If an applicant is missing information, they may be allowed to mail the information and complete the application process.

 

For additional information, please call the HEAP Hotline, (716) 858-7644. Residents can apply for HEAP online by visiting www.mybenefits.ny.gov.

 

HEAP 2014-2015 income guidelines are as follows:

Household Size                   Gross Monthly Income (Cannot exceed)

1                                                                                           $2,194

2                                                                                           $2,869

3                                                                                           $3,544

4                                                                                           $4,219

5                                                                                           $4,894

6                                                                                           $5,569

7                                                                                           $5,696

8                                                                                           $5,822

9                                                                                           $5,949

10                                                                                         $6,076

 

For information or assistance, please contact Legislator Lorigo’s Legislative Office at (716) 858-8922 or email joseph.lorigo@erie.gov. 

Legislator Lorigo

Contact

 

Joseph.Lorigo@erie.gov
Phone: (716) 858-8922
Fax: (716) 858-8818

Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo - District 10
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street, 4th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14202