Renters and homeowners who pay for their own heat. Renters whose heat is included in their rent. (Those who have a housing subsidy must not receive a utility allowance.) Eligibility is based on the number of people in your household and the combined gross (before taxes) income of all persons residing in the household.
If you are a first-time program applicant you must apply in person. The Fuel Assistance Program has interview sites in Greenfield and Northampton. All appointments must be made through the main office by calling 1-800-370-0940. Or, you may apply by making an appointment here at the Council on Aging by calling 413-538-5042, ext. 206 with Ann Andras, Social Service Coordinator.