Fuel Assistance

Home Energy Assistance Program

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is a federally funded program that helps pay some of winter heating bills. Households must earn below 60% of the state median income. You can apply online through the state LIHEAP website or at your local community action agency:

Acton, Concord, Lincoln, Maynard, Sudbury, Wayland, Weston: South Middlesex Opportunity Council (SMOC). Their main office is in Framingham but they also take applications for town residents at the Acton Council on Aging (ages 60+), Acton Community Services (under age 60), Concord Community Services (under age 60), Concord Council on Aging (ages 60+), Lincoln Council on Aging (any ages), Maynard Council on Aging (any ages), Sudbury Board of Health (any ages), Sudbury Council on Aging (any ages), Wayland Council on Aging (any ages), Weston Council on Aging (any ages)

Bedford, Lexington: Community Teamwork Inc. (CTI). You can make an appointment for a phone interview instead of doing the online application by calling 978-459-6161.