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HEAP Outreach at Aurora Senior Center Today, January 24
HEAP Outreach at Aurora Senior Center Today, January 24

Legislator Lorigo announces HEAP Outreach
will be held Jan. 24 at Aurora Senior Center

(EAST AURORA, NY) – Erie County Legislator Joseph C. Lorigo announces that a Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Outreach will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at the Aurora Senior Center, 101 King Street, East Aurora. Attendees are asked to refrain from parking in the Oakwood Plaza lot. Interviews will begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m. Doors open at 8:30am.  All applicants will be interviewed. 

HEAP is a federally funded program to assist Erie County residents with their heating bills. The HEAP outreach will be administered by the Erie County Departments of Social Services and Senior Services and is open to all income eligible households.

“I have heard many concerns about HEAP benefits this season from residents who are worried they might not receive the assistance they are eligible for.  By attending this HEAP Outreach, eligible residents can get personal attention to ensure they receive aid,” said Legislator Lorigo.

Applicants are requested to bring the following documentation to the outreach:

  • one (1) form of identification for all household members (birth certificates, license, Social Security Card)
  • Proof of income received within the last 30 days for all household members (pay stubs, SS or pension award letters, proof of child support, rental income, unemployment benefits, worker’s comp., etc)
  • Current heat and electric bills

If an applicant is missing information, they may be allowed to mail the information and complete the application process.

For additional information, please call the HEAP Hotline, (716) 858-7644.

HEAP 2012 income guidelines are as follows:

 Household Size                            Gross Monthly Income (Cannot exceed)

  1.                                                      $2,146
  2.                                                      $2,806
  3.                                                      $3,466
  4.                                                      $4,127
  5.                                                      $4,787
  6.                                                      $5,447
  7.                                                      $5,571
  8.                                                      $5,695
  9.                                                      $5,818
  10.                                                      $5,942

For information or assistance, please contact Legislator Lorigo’s Legislative Office at (716) 858-8922 or email joseph.lorigo@erie.gov.


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