Utility Service Payment Assistance

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Taxonomy Code: BV-8900.9300

Programs that pay all or a portion of the utility bills of people whose utilities have been or are at risk of being shut off including any reconnection fees that may apply. Also included are non-emergency programs like those funded through the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), also referred to as LIEAP or HEAP in some states, that provide home energy assistance, generally in the form of a credit, for low-income households that apply. The assistance is usually available once per calendar year (or heating season). Utility bill payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE TO FAMILIESProvides help for sudden emergencies of households containing a child under age 18 or 19 if a full time student, who do not have resources to meet the child's needs. Such needs include shelter, fuel, repairs, utilities, food, motel placements and other essential needs. Primarily issued to families not in receipt of public assistance. Applications for energy related emergencies taken at HEAP sites. All other emergency situations are handled at the local eligibility centers.SuffolkCLIENT BENEFITS DIVISIONSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
EMERGENCY FINANCIAL AIDProvides emergency relief to help cover expenses such as utility bills, mortgage and rent payments, car payments and repairs, auto insurance, home repair, food and household supplies, medical bills and copayments. Also offers Holiday financial assistance.EMERGENCY FINANCIAL AIDCOALITION TO SALUTE AMERICA'S HEROES
EMERGENCY SAFETY NET (E-SN)Provides help for sudden emergencies of households who do not have the resources to meet the emergency need. Such needs include emergency shelter, fuel, repairs, utilities, food, motel placements and other essential needs. Applications for energy related emergencies are taken at HEAP sites. Apply at your local Eligibility Center for all other emergencies.SuffolkCLIENT BENEFITS DIVISIONSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)-SMITHTOWN CENTERApplication 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.SuffolkSMITHTOWN CENTERSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
IMMEDIATE NEEDSOffers financial assistance to wounded service members, their families and families of the fallen. Provides integrated case management working with various agencies including nonprofit organizations, Department of Defense, the VA and/or warrior unit affiliated with the wounded service member and related medical professionals. Financial grants cover needs that are directly related to a service member's injury. Typical grants cover household utilities, gas cards for vehicle use to appointments, groceries, rent, mortgage and rental deposits. Call for more information.IMMEDIATE NEEDSHOPE FOR THE WARRIORS
MYBENEFITSProvides New Yorkers with online tools for getting information on New York State's programs and benefits. Allows users to screen for eligibility for benefits such as Temporary Assistance. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP), Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) or Women, Infants, Children (WIC). Apply on the site for SNAP and HEAP.MYBENEFITSNEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF TEMPORARY AND DISABILITY ASSISTANCE
PEACE OF MIND PROGRAMExtends payment due date for 30 days for hospitalized persons or their immediate families. Call (800)490-0025 to request accommodation.SuffolkPEACE OF MIND PROGRAMPSEG LONG ISLAND
ST. PATRICK'S HOSPITALITY CENTER/PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYProvides a food pantry, a full lunchtime meal, clothing, furniture, referrals, advocacy and direct services consisting of rent assistance, prescriptions, LIPA, telephone and water payments when appropriate, bus fare, etc.SuffolkST. PATRICK'S HOSPITALITY CENTER/PARISH SOCIAL MINISTRYST. PATRICK'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH/BAY SHORE

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