Fuel Assistance

Fuel assistance provides elegible households with help in paying winter heating bills. It is for low-income tenants and homeowners, and eligibility is based on your household's gross annual income.

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

State: Massachusetts
Phone: (800) 632-8175
Email: messages@massresources.org


Qualifications for Services: The Fuel Assistance Eligibility Check is an easy way for you to find out if you are likely to qualify for fuel assistance, by answering questions online about your household, your heating costs, and your income. You will see the results of the eligibility check right away, on your computer screen. Note- If you rent, you may receive fuel assistance even if your heat is included in the rent.

Cape and Islands Self Reliance Corp

Contact: Megan Amsler
Address: 23A Edgerton Drive, North Falmouth, MA 02556
Phone: (888) 808-0120
Fax: (508) 563-1123
Email: reliance@reliance.org


Qualifications for Services: A consumer cooperative that provides members with inexpensive home heating oil.  Call for eligibility.

South Shore Community Action Council

State: MA
Phone: (508) 778-0870

Qualifications for Services: Anyone needing fuel assistance.

Citizens Energy Oil Heat Program

State: MA
Phone: (877) 563-4645

Qualifications for Services: Anyone needing heating oil assistance.

Catholic Social Services

Address: 261 South Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
Phone: (508) 771-6771
Fax: (508) 771-6771


Qualifications for Services: Call for information.

Other Languages Spoken: Spanish and Portuguese.

Hands of Hope Outreach 

Address: 355 MAIN STREET (ROUTE 28), Dennisport, MA 02639
Phone: (508) 394-6361
Fax: (508) 760-3226


Qualifications for Services: Serving the families of Yarmouth, Dennis, Harwich, Mashpee and all of the Barnstable Villages including Hyannis.