Beginning November 21, 2017 and continuing for much of the Winter:
A HEAP representative will be in our office on Tuesdays
Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
Assistance with your Fuel Bill
Come to 387 Kingston Avenue to apply for a grant that will be paid towards the Electric, Oil or Gas bill for the fuel you use to heat your home.
Gas customers: Our staff will also help you apply for the Neighborhood Fuel Fund for additional fuel assistance, while it is still available.
Document List for HEAP
1) Proof of income, wages, including rental income, Social Security, or support letter for the past two months
2) Rent, mortgage or real estate tax papers
3) Birth certificates (or Passports) and social security cards for family members.
May need Marriage License.
4) Fuel or utility bills (if emergency bring the shut off notices — emergency program begins January 2017)
5) Proof of Citizenship (Citizenship paper).
6) All parents must have picture ID. (Children over 18 and working need picture id and income proof.)
7) Letter for child 18 and over that he/she is in school.
FREE Boiler Replacement
– Under the HERR Program-
If you are an owner of a 1 to 2 family home (renters are not eligible) and have a boiler that is not in working condition or not repairable,
you may apply for a FREE Boiler through the HEAP program if you are income and asset eligible.
This program began November, 2017.
If you wish, you may apply at the HEAP office at MetroTech downtown Brooklyn
HEAP Income Guidelines 2017 – 2018; Monthly Household Gross Income Cannot Exceed:
Household Size/Gross Monthly Income:
1 / $2,244 2 / $3,031 3 / $3,744 4 / $4,457 5 / $5,170 6 / $5,883 7 / $6,017 8 / $6,150 9 / $6,284 10 / $6,418 11 / $6,733 Each additional family member after 11 add $523 per month
Genet Plumbing & Heating Corporation
206-05 Jamaica Avenue, Queens Village, NY 11428
Johnny’s Plumbing & Heating Contractor, Inc
215-05 Jamaica Avenue, Queens Village, NY 11428
Call and request a quote (estimate) from each HEAP approved vendor. HEAP vendors give free estimates.
*Other HEAP Programs*
HEAP, the Home Energy Assistance Program, is a popular program that helps families with their heating bills each winter.
NOTE: Programs begin in November and usually end by the end of December. First come first served basis.
If you wish to apply for this assistance through the Empower Program, you will need to bring a ConEdison bill in addition to the other documents
2018 HEAP Cooling Assistance Program – based on last year’s program
What is the HEAP Cooling Assistance Program?
The HEAP Cooling Program provides for the purchase and installation of air conditioners (that do not to exceed $800) or a fan for eligible households. Only one air conditioner can be provided per dwelling. No additional HEAP cash benefits are available. The HEAP Cooling Assistance Program’s benefits and services are provided on a first come, first served basis to eligible households.
Who is eligible?
2017- 18 HEAP MONTHLY INCOME ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES
|Household Size||Income Guideline||Household Size||Income Guideline|
|1…||0 – 2,318||5…||0 – 5,170|
|2…||0 – 3,031||6…||0 – 5,883|
|3…||0 – 3,744||7…||0 – 6,017|
|4…||0 – 4,457||8…||0 – 6,150|
Households that received a HEAP funded air conditioner within the past 10 years are not eligible.
Households that received only $1.00 regular HEAP benefit payment amount are not eligible for the HEAP Cooling Assistance Program.
When and how can I apply?
Applications for the HEAP Cooling Assistance Program will be accepted beginning May, 2018 through August 30, 2018, or until funds are exhausted, whichever comes first.
If a household meets the eligibility requirements, they must pick up an application from the CHJCC office, set up a meeting with Mr. Yarmush, and bring to the meeting proof of income and the letter from a medical professional.
Mr. Yarmush can be reached at 718-771-9000, ext 7730 / 7746 for further assistance and to set up an application meeting.
Who will install the air conditioner?
Crown Heights Jewish Community Council is a participating Program Installer. Once your application is approved, CHJCC will schedule and perform the installation. It will be your responsibility to maintain the air conditioner. This includes the responsibility to remove, cover, store, and/or reinstall the unit or the installation sleeve for the winter if you so desire.
Bikur Cholim of Crown Heights
Beth Din of Crown Heigths