HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) is a federally funded program to assist low-income households in meeting their heating needs. HEAP is administered by local Social Services and supervised by the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA). HEAP is a seasonal program, with regular and emergency benefits and has funds for equipment replacement and repair. Applicants must meet HEAP’s eligibility requirements.

Putnam Valley Petroleum does not administer the HEAP program and has no influence upon eligibility and/or receipt of benefits. Putnam Valley Petroleum is a Service Provider and services will be provided upon receipt of confirmation from the corresponding HEAP office for grant of benefits.

Please contact the following administrative offices to apply for benefits if you feel you are eligible and in need:

Dutchess County
60 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 486-3000

Putnam County
110 Old Route Six Center
Building #2
Carmel, NY 10512
(845) 225-7040

Westchester County
112 East Post Road, 5th Floor 
White Plains, NY 10601
(914) 995-5619

Other Assistance Programs

Other Assistance programs exist through local charitable organizations. Contact your local town offices to inquire if they have any knowledge of sources. Following are some links that might be helpful.

Dutchess County Office of the Aging
27 High Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 486-2555
FAX: (845) 486-2571

Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services
9 South First Avenue, 10th Floor
Mount Vernon, New York 10550-3414
(914) 813-6400

Putnam County Office for Senior Services
110 Old Route 6, Building #1
Carmel, New York 10512
(845) 808-1700

Croton Caring Committee
39 Penfield Avenue
Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520

And you might try:

The Salvation Army

United Way