Application assistance is available now through the end of April 30, 2023.
At the urging of ABCD and other Community Action Agencies, more LIHEAP funding is now available to people in need this winter. The maximum benefit level has been increased to $2,200 from $1,600 which will help struggling families, individuals and elders to make it through the harsh winter season. ABCD continues to accept new applications for Fuel Assistance and encourages everyone to explore the potential for assistance.
Residents of Greater Boston who meet income guidelines and benefit levels. The increased Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) FY 2023 eligibility and benefit guidelines are available here.
Now - April 30, 2023
Residents of Boston, Brookline or Newton can apply by calling at 617-357-6012. Residents of Malden, Medford, Everett, Winchester, Melrose, Woburn or Stoneham can call 781-322-6284. Visit bostonabcd.org/heat for information about ABCD’s Fuel Assistance Program including a listing of neighborhood centers.
Application assistance is available in-person by appointment at all ABCD neighborhood centers including:
ABCD Central Office; ABCD Roslindale; Allston/Brighton Neighborhood Opportunity Center; Brookline Fuel Assistance; Chinatown; Dorchester Neighborhood Service Center; East Boston; John F. Kennedy Center; Mattapan Family Service Center; Mystic Valley Opportunity Center; Newton Fuel Assistance; North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center; Parker Hill/Fenway Neighborhood Service Center; Roxbury/North Dorchester Neighborhood Opportunity Center; South Boston Action Center and the South End Neighborhood Service Center.