Home Energy Asistance Program (HEAP) 2018-2019
Suffolk & Nassau County, NY

Important Information and Dates

The 2018-2019 Regular HEAP benefit opens November 13, 2018.

The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded energy program intended to provide assistance to low income households in meeting their immediate home energy needs. If you are eligible, you may receive one regular HEAP benefit per program year and could also be eligible for emergency HEAP benefits if you are in danger of running out of fuel or having your utility service shut off.

How do I apply for the Home Energy Assistance Program?

Please review the monthly income limits below to ensure you qualify.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE HEAP APPLICATION

If you qualify for HEAP you will be notified no later than 30 business days from the date the local district received your HEAP application.

After you complete the application, print and mail it to:

If residing in Nassau County:

Department of Social Services
Nassau County Department of Social Services
60 Charles Lindbergh Boulevard
Uniondale, NY 11553

If residing in Suffolk County:

Department of Social Services
Suffolk County Department of Social Services
PO Box 18100
200 Wireless Boulevard
Hauppauge, NY 11788

2018-2019 HEAP Monthly Income Limits

Your total household gross monthly income for your household size must be at or below the following guidelines:

2018-2019 HEAP Benefit Gross Monthly Income Guidelines

Household Size Maximum Gross Monthly Income
1 $2,391
2 $3,127
3 $3,863
4 $4,598
5 $5,334
6 $6,070
7 $6,208
8 $6,346
9 $6,483
10 $6,621
11 $6,918
Each additional Add $540

Suffolk County HEAP contacts

Department of Social Services

Suffolk County Department of Social Services

PO Box 18100
200 Wireless Boulevard
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Phone: (631) 853-8820/853-8825
Days Open: Monday – Friday

After Hours Emergency Contact

Emergency Services

Phone: (631) 854-9100
Days Open: M-F 4:30PM-12:00AM, Weeknds & Holidays 8:00AM-12:00AM

Nassau County HEAP contacts

Department of Social Services

Nassau County Department of Social Services

60 Charles Lindbergh Boulevard
Uniondale, NY 11553
Phone: (516) 227-8519
Days Open: Monday – Friday

After Hours Emergency Contact

Nassau County Department of Social Services

Phone: (516) 573-8626
Days Open: Monday – Friday

For more information visit http://otda.ny.gov/programs/apply/#heap