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Energy Programs for Residents

Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)

HEAP is a federally-funded program that helps low-income people pay the cost of heating their home. This program can also help with the repair or replacement of your furnace, boiler, or other heating components. Find out if you qualify by contacting the Seneca County Department of Social Services at 1 DiPronio Drive, Seneca Falls or by calling 315-539-1800. Read an overview of the HEAP program to learn more about HEAP and how it may help you heat your home this winter.

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program

LIHWAP was established through the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act, 2021. The Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) helps low income households pay the cost of water and sewer services. The program can assist households who have past due bills (arrears) for water and/or sewer services. An overview of the 2022 LIHWAP Program outlines how the program may help you. For more information, contact Seneca County Department of Human Services: 315-539-1830 or the Seneca County Office of the Aging: 315-539-1766.

New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG) – Residential Natural Gas Rebate Program

Install qualifying high-efficiency natural gas equipment, save money on operating costs, and qualify for rebates! Find out more about this and other energy efficiency rebates and incentives.

Weatherization Assistance Program

The Weatherization Assistance Program helps low-income families to reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient. The Seneca County Weatherization Program is administered through the Seneca County Action Program. Find out more at the Seneca County Weatherization.