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Help with home heating costs is available for eligible persons. Mayor Katjana Ballantyne, the City of Somerville Health and Human Services (HHS) Department, and the Cambridge Fuel Assistance Program invite Somerville and Cambridge community members to learn more about financial assistance available to help with home heating costs this winter. 

The program helps low-income residents in Cambridge and Somerville pay their winter heating bills between November 1 and April 30. Renters and homeowners in both cities are eligible if they meet federal income guidelines. Eligible persons may also submit an application for the heating assistance program while at the event. 

The information session and registration event hosted by HHS will be held on Thursday, November 16, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Somerville Center for Adult Learning Experience (SCALE at 167 Holland St.). 

Attendees are asked to bring the following documents if they are interested in starting an application:

  • Photo identification
  • List of all household members
  • Proof of income
  • Information on your heating bills
  • An active lease or mortgage statement

 

Eligibility Requirements

This program is for residents with household incomes, before taxes, of less than 60 percent of the state median income. 

The most recent income levels are as follows:

Household Size

60% of Estimated State Median Income

1

$39,105

2

$51,137

3

$63,169

4

$75,201

5

$87,233

6

$99,265

7

$101,521

8

$103,777

 

To learn more about the Fuel Assistance Program, go to somervillema.gov/heatingassistance or call (617) 349-6252 x 02139. To submit an application online, please visit toapply.org/CCDHS

 

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Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the ADA Coordinator, Adrienne Pomeroy, at 617-625-6600 x2059 or ada@somervillema.gov.
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Interpretation into any language is available upon advance request (at least seven days in advance) by contacting the SomerViva Office of Immigrant Affairs at somervillema.gov/ContactSomerViva or calling 311 at 617-666-3311. 


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Add to Calendar 2023-11-16 16:00:00 2023-11-16 19:00:00 Financial Assistance for Home Heating Costs Information Session Help with home heating costs is available for eligible persons. Mayor Katjana Ballantyne, the City of Somerville Health and Human Services (HHS) Department, and the Cambridge Fuel Assistance Program invite Somerville and Cambridge community members to learn more about financial assistance available to help with home heating costs this winter.  The program helps low-income residents in Cambridge and Somerville pay their winter heating bills between November 1 and April 30. Renters and homeowners in both cities are eligible if they meet federal income guidelines. Eligible persons may also submit an application for the heating assistance program while at the event.  The information session and registration event hosted by HHS will be held on Thursday, November 16, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Somerville Center for Adult Learning Experience (SCALE at 167 Holland St.).  Attendees are asked to bring the following documents if they are interested in starting an application: Photo identification List of all household members Proof of income Information on your heating bills An active lease or mortgage statement   Eligibility Requirements This program is for residents with household incomes, before taxes, of less than 60 percent of the state median income.  The most recent income levels are as follows: Household Size 60% of Estimated State Median Income 1 $39,105 2 $51,137 3 $63,169 4 $75,201 5 $87,233 6 $99,265 7 $101,521 8 $103,777   To learn more about the Fuel Assistance Program, go to somervillema.gov/heatingassistance or call (617) 349-6252 x 02139. To submit an application online, please visit toapply.org/CCDHS   Image Individuals with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication, written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures, in order to access the programs and activities of the City of Somerville or to attend meetings, should contact the ADA Coordinator, Adrienne Pomeroy, at 617-625-6600 x2059 or ada@somervillema.gov. Image Interpretation into any language is available upon advance request (at least seven days in advance) by contacting the SomerViva Office of Immigrant Affairs at somervillema.gov/ContactSomerViva or calling 311 at 617-666-3311.  Council on Aging/SCALE 167 Holland Street Somerville, MA 02144 United States America/New_York public `

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