Heating Assistance



Ninth District Opportunity's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program assists qualifying households with a one- time payment of up to $350 to their primary heating vendor.

Households in which every member is over the age of 65 or unable to leave the homebound due to health reasons may contact the designated site below for an appointment on November 1, 2018.

General Public:
If funds remain, all income eligible households may contact the designated site below for an appointment on December 3, 2018.
A minimum of the following items will be required to verify eligibility for this type of assistance:
* Verification of age for every person living in the household (November 1st only)
* Verification of all household income for every person living in the home for the past 30 days. PLEASE BRING ALL DOCUMENTION BECAUSE WE ARE NO LONGER ABLE TO OBTAIN INFORMATION FOR YOU.
* Social Security Cards for every person living in the household
* A recent heating bill with the service address and account number printed on it
* A recent electric bill for residence verification
* Verification of U.S. citizenship (birth certificate or driver's license)

Appointment Telephone Line*
(855) 636-3108

Web Scheduler*


* Telephone lines and internet scheduling will not be active until November 1st
and no appointments will be provided in any way prior to the opening date of the program.

  1. Program funding is allocated on a county-by-county basis. Any applicant who schedules an appointment for a community other than that in which they reside WILL NOT be assisted.
  2. Ninth District Opportunity, Inc. CANNOT obtain any of the required documents on your behalf.  Please be prepared with the required documentation or assistance will be delayed until you provide the necessary verification.
  3. An appointment for heating assistance DOES NOT guarantee processing or payment.  Approvals will be made when and if customer eligibilty is determined and funds are received from the State.
  4. Appointments are scheduled on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  5. Each household may receive assistance ONE TIME PER YEAR.
  6. In order to prevent scheduling conflicts, all applicants are asked to provide their full legal name when requesting an appointment. Nicknames, initials and abbreviated names may result in delayed appointments.

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