MAYVILLE – Residents eligible to apply for Home Energy Assistance Funding to help pay for their heating bills in the winter months can now start the application process.
The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is designed to help eligible low-income households with their heating or heat-related energy costs. The Regular HEAP program will open on Monday, November 14, 2016. Regular HEAP heating benefits range from $350 to $575 depending upon household income and type of heating and heat included benefits range from $21 to $35.
Applications can be submitted online at www.mybenefits.ny.gov. This is the quickest and most efficient method for submitting your application. There is no need to come into the office as an interview will be conducted over the phone and documents can be submitted electronically or mailed in.
Applications can also be mailed to the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services, 7 North Erie Street, Mayville, NY 14757 or can be submitted in person at the South County Office Building, 110 East Fourth St., Jamestown, NY or 319 Central Ave., Dunkirk, NY.
For questions or to request that an application be mailed to you, you can call (716) 753-4385.