The season this year is open from 11/12/2019 to 3/16/2020.
We can only take applications during these dates. You can apply online through www.mybenefits.ny.gov. You can also apply in person at our office during work hours after 11/12/2019, or you can call us and have an application mailed to you.
There are no resource eligibility criteria for Regular HEAP. Regular benefit amounts range from $21 to $726. Amounts depend on income, age of household members, energy costs and shelter situation. Typically it is a one-time only benefit during the program year.