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Project Warmth

Project Warmth is an emergency assistance program administered by United Way of Long Island to help families and individuals with energy emergencies

Program Highlights

  • One-time grant for fuel, plus an additional amount for fuel-related electricity.
  • The heating grant may be used to pay for any fuel source such as oil, gas, electric, propane, etc.
  • Project Warmth is available until funds are exhausted.

You are eligible for Project Warmth assistance if:

  • You are a resident of Nassau or Suffolk County or the Rockaways
  • Demonstrate financial hardship and provide an acceptable explanation for the arrears
  • If you are eligible for HEAP, you MUST apply for HEAP before applying for Project Warmth
  • You did NOT top off your oil tank in a previous year

Senior Citizens

If you are 60 years old or older, disabled, or receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI), you can apply for HEAP at your local senior citizen’s office. Applications can also be mailed to you.

  • The Rockaways
    Department for the Aging
    Call NYC's 311 Hotline
  • Nassau County
    Department of Senior Citizen Affairs
  • Suffolk County
    Department for the Aging
Financial Assistance

For More Information

United Way


Last Updated 03/08/2017 11:32 AM