Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
Get Help with Energy Costs
If you need help paying your energy bills, you may qualify for federal assistance through HEAP.
Program Update: As of July 20, 2022, both HEAP and Emergency HEAP benefits have closed.
HEAP is a federally funded program that assists qualifying New Yorkers with the cost of heating their homes. HEAP benefits are not a loan. You do not have to repay any assistance received through this program. There are two main types of benefits:
- Regular Benefits: Based on income, household size and primary heating source.
- Emergency Benefits: For qualifying low-income New Yorkers who are facing heat or heat-related energy emergencies.