HEAP Components have been Extended into April
The New York State Office of Temporary Disability Assistance has announced that components of the 2015-16 Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) have been extended to Friday, April 8, 2016.
The program was scheduled to close on Friday, March 18, 2016.
Under the directive from the state, the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services will continue to accept applications post-marked or submitted electronically at mybenefits.ny.gov, until the close of business on Friday, April 8, 2016.
Applications will also continue to be accepted by the Department of Aging for those individuals over 60 years of age. For more information about applying for HEAP through the Department of Aging, call 716-701-8032 or 1-800-462-2901.
If you have questions about the program, including how to apply for assistance, please contact the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services at 716-701-3500.
For questions related to this release, please contact Wendy Green, Chief Examiner, at 716-701-3506.