HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)-SMITHTOWN CENTER

SMITHTOWN CENTER

 
General Information
Description of ServiceApplication site for emergency with utility and heating bills for low income households. Also assists with essential heating equipment repairs and provision of cooling equipment. Benefit timeframes and eligibility guidelines determined annually by New York State. Income guidelines apply to all programs. Four program components: Cooling Assistance, Regular HEAP, Emergency HEAP and Equipment Repair/Replacement.Suffolk residents receiving SNAP?DSS benefits chould call (631)853-8820. Individuals not receiving DSS benefits call (631)853-8825.
LocationSuffolk
Geographical AreaSuffolk
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair accessible
 
Client Information
EligibilityLow income households, Income guidelines apply for all program and are set each year by New York State. Eligibility guidelines posted at http://otda.ny.gov/programs/heap/.

Regular HEAP based on income, household size, primary heating source and presence of a household member under age 6, age 60 or older or permanently disabled. Automatic benefit for qualified public assistance/food stamp recipients. Other low income households may apply online at www.mybenefitsny.gov or print an application at http://otda.ny.gov/programs/heap/apply/ or contact HEAP site for application.

Emergency HEAP for households with utility disconnect notice, terminated or with less than 10 day fuel supply. Active Public Assistance/Food Stamp households call (Suffolk 631-853-8820). Non Public Assistance/Food stamp households apply at HEAP site.

Equipment Repair/Replacement of primary heating equipment. Apply at HEAP site.

Cooling Assistance apply at HEAP site. Provides for the purchase and installation of one air conditioner per dwelling not to exceed a certain amount or a fan to eligible households. Participating Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) vendor list can be obtained at DSS office. Client is responsible to maintain air conditioner including to remove, cover, store, and/or reinstall the unit or after vendor installation. Zip codes for this Energy Unit include: 11705, 11715, 11716, 11720, 11722, 11727, 11728, 11733, 11730, 11734, 11738, 11739, 11788, 11741, 11742, 11749, 11751, 11752, 11755, 11763, 11953, 11764, 11766, 11767, 11769, 11770, 11772, 11776, 11777, 11779, 11782, 11784, 11787, 11780, 11790, 11794, 11796.Part of the Federal HIHEAP Program.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 8am-3pm
Contact Information
Unable to plot address.
Physical Site Address 1 200 Wireless Blvd.
Physical Site City, State, Zip Hauppauge, 11788
Mailing Address 1 P. O. Box 18100
Mailing City, State, Zip Hauppauge, NY 11788
Main Phone (631)853-8825
Hotline Phone (800)342-3009 (New York State HEAP Hotline)
Other Phone (631)853-8820
Service Location Email Sally.Hershey@SuffolkCountyNY.gov
Web Address www.suffolkcountyny.gov/departments/socialservices.aspx
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateFeb19
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
Affiliated Program: SMITHTOWN CENTER
This Service: HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)-SMITHTOWN CENTER
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Air Conditioners (BM-3000.0500-030)
Electric Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-180)
Gas Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-250)
Heating Fuel Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-300)
Low Income (YL-3300.4500)
Repair Services (BM-7000)
SSI Recipients (YC-8000)
Utility Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300)