We know many households are struggling financially due lost or reduced wages as the result of COVID. We also know many households are experiencing increased utility usage because they are working from home or have children doing remote learning. What we want those households to know, is that WCAC is here to help – home heating help is here. Learn more here about applying for help whether you are a returning client or someone finding themselves struggling for the first time. Email with any additional questions.
WCAC’s Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), best known as fuel assistance or home heating assistance, helps homeowners and renters pay home heating bills, past due balances on utility bills, and in some cases receiving forgiveness credit and making monthly payments. Financial assistance is available for income-eligible households to help pay home heating bills between November 1 – April 30 of each year.
PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS FOR RECERTIFICATION FOR THE 2021-22 SEASON HAVE BEEN MAILED OUT. IF YOU HAVE NOT YET RECEIVED YOURS, PLEASE EMAIL . APPLICATIONS FOR NEW CLIENTS OPENED ON NOVEMBER 1ST.
IF YOU HAVE A SHUTOFF NOTICE, PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW AND A MEMBER OF OUR STAFF WILL CONTACT YOU.
Staff is available by email and phone. Please email us at or call 508-754-1176 to leave a message for our staff.
CITIES/TOWNS SERVED BY WCAC’S FUEL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: Worcester, Auburn, Brookfield, Boylston, Charlton, Charlton City, Charlton Depot, Douglas, Dudley, East Brookfield, Holden, Jefferson, Leicester, Cherry Valley, Rochdale, Millbury, North Brookfield, Oakham, Oxford, North Oxford, Paxton, Rutland, Southbridge, Spencer, Sturbridge, Fiskdale, Sutton, Manchaug, Warren, West Warren, Webster, West Boylston, West Brookfield.
If your community is not listed, please click this link to contact an alternate agency for help.