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Heating bill help

There are several agencies that can help you with your heating bill. Eligibility is based on family size and annual income of each family member aged 18 and over.

This program provides assistance through a fixed benefit amount for the cost of the primary heating source that includes, but is not limited to:

  • Oil

  • Electricity

  • Natural gas

  • Propane

  • Kerosene

  • wood

  • Coal


If eligible, discounts are automatically given on:

  • electricity bills directly to the company

  • gas bills directly to the company


Payments for actual use or fuel delivery are made directly to the heating supplier for primary energy needs from November 1st to April 30th, except when the cost of heating is included in the rent.

Eligibility / Selection Criteria

  • There are several factors that affect a family's eligibility.

  • Eligibility is based on family size and annual gross income of each family member aged 18 and over.

  • Household income cannot exceed 60% of estimated state median income

Please contact your local fuel service agency for detailed information on the criteria used.​​ for eligibility.

on this page  and just choose your city from a list of agencies that provide help services. Contact the one closest to your home.  

Citizens for Citizens, for example, serves the Fall River, Assonet, Freetown, Rehoboth, Swansea, Somerset, Seekonk, Westport, Taunton, Berkley, Dighton, and Lakeville area.


Documents required for their program:

You must have at least one family member who is American or holds a green card to be eligible. Children born here will do too.

Enrollment process:  You can use the online portal  for new customers and returning customers, either in person by calling 508-679-0041 / 508-823-6346 or by emailing

to make an appointment.

For more information about Citizens for Citizens visit the page below:




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