Home Programs & Services Home Energy Assistance Program. Overview. The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) helps low-income people pay the cost of heating their homes. If you are eligible, you may receive one regular HEAP benefit per program year and could also be eligible for emergency HEAP benefits if you are in danger of running out of fuel or having your utility service shut off.
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WIC is available to low to moderate income pregnant women, recently delivered women, breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk. Fathers can also bring their children to apply for WIC. You may apply for WIC if you are working or unemployed.
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OTSEGO COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
The mission of Otsego County Department of Social Services is to assist and protect vulnerable individuals in our community by promoting safety, healthy families and enhanced economic stability. They provide services the following services:
- Public Assistance
- Food Stamps
- Employment Services
- Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
- Child Care Subsidy
- Adult Protection
- Resource Recovery
Click here for more information about services at Otsego County Department of Social Services
Click here for more information regarding financial nutrition assistance and summer feeding programs SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
Click here for more information about SENIOR HUNGER and to find assistance in our area Otsego County through the Office of the Aging