HEATING ASSISTANCE

 

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides assistance to income-eligible consumers in meeting the costs of heating their homes. The amount of assistance provided is based on household size and income level. Current annual income guidelines are:         
1-person household...........................................................................$27,392
2-person household...........................................................................$35,820
3-person household...........................................................................$44,248
4-person household...........................................................................$52,676

Apply for heating assistance at these local agencies:

Blackstone Valley Community Action Program
32 Goff Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02860
Central Falls, Cumberland, Lincoln, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, Woonsocket
723-0227................................................................................www.bvcap.org

Comprehensive Community Action Programs
311 Doric Avenue, Cranston, RI 02910
Cranston, Foster, Scituate
467-7013.............................................................................www.comcap.org

East Bay Community Action Program
100 Bullocks Point Avenue, East Providence, RI 02915
Barrington, Bristol, East Providence, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Newport, Portsmouth, Tiverton, Warren
437-5102................................................................................www.ebcap.org

Providence Heating Assistance:
518 Hartford Avenue, Providence, RI 02909
Providence
273-0882................................................................................www.cappri.org

South County Community Action Program
1935 Kingstown Road, South Kingstown, RI 02879
Charlestown, Exeter, Hopkinton, Narragansett, New Shoreham, North Kingstown, Richmond, South Kingstown, West Greenwich, Westerly
789-3016..............................................................................www.sccainc.org

Tri-Town Community Action Program
33 Maple Street, North Providence, RI 02911
Burrillville, Glocester, Johnston, North Providence, Smithfield
519-1913..............................................................................www.tri-town.org

West Bay Community Action Program
208 Buttonwoods Avenue, Warwick, RI 02886
Coventry, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick
732-4660.......................................................................www.westbaycap.org

Information about heating assistance is also available from these agencies/organizations:

Citizens Energy Corporation
1-877-JOE-4-OIL (1-877-563-4645)………………www.citizensenergy.com

Diocese of Providence: Keep the Heat On
184 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02907
421-7833, Ext. 207................................................................www.heatri.com

RI Office of Energy Resources
One Capitol Hill, Providence, RI 02908
574-9100...........................................................................www.energy.ri.gov

Salvation Army
201 Pitman Street, Providence, RI 02906
(Assistance is available for those who do not qualify for LIHEAP).
421-5270................................................................www.salvationarmy-ri.org