Winter is coming, Do you need help paying your energy bills?
You may be eligible for Fuel Assistance.
The Fuel Assistance Program can help pay a portion of your heating bills if you meet the requirements listed. In addition, if you apply and qualify for Fuel Assistance benefits, you will automatically receive a discount on your gas bills for charges on or after November 1, 2011.
New Applications will be taken beginning November 1, 2011.
WCAC - Worcester Community Action Council, Inc - Programs - Fuel & Energy - Fuel Assistance
**For households not eligible for Fuel Assistance: The Good Neighbor Energy Fund, operated by your local Salvation Army office may be able to help. Call 1-800-334-3047 (Eastern, MA) or 1-800-262-1320 (413 Dialing Area).
**Additional assistance may be available through local United Way Programs, local fuel funds, City or Town Halls, churches, and other charitable organizations.
***Fuel Assistance benefits cannot cover all winter heating bills. You should enroll in the Budget Plan or Balanced Billing Plan through your Fuel Company, and not rely only on Fuel Assistance payments to meet your energy needs.