Fuel Assistance / Home Heating

UPDATED 5/14/2020:

LIHEAP APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FAST APPROACHING: 5/29/2020

LEO’s Fuel Assistance program is accepting and processing applications. Due to COVID-19, there are no in-person meetings. Please call 781-581-7220 x 283 (x 285 for Spanish) for more information. First time applicants call 781-309-5639 to schedule a phone intake appointment. Those who have already applied but whose applications are incomplete may submit documentation by mail, fax (781-596-8297), email (info@leoinc.org) or drop off at 156 Broad St, Lynn, MA 01901 using the rear entrance only.  There is a copier, table and gray mailbox in the hallway across from room 110.

LEO Inc.’s Fuel Assistance program assists households in Lynn, Lynnfield, Nahant, Saugus, Swampscott, and Wakefield by subsidizing and accessing discounts for winter utility bills from November through May. No matter how you heat your home, whether you rent or own your home, whether you are unemployed or working, LEO Inc. can assist you. Let LEO Inc. keep you warm!

Through LEO Inc.’s home heating fuel assistance department, the agency worked with more than 3,000 households to ensure that residents on low or fixed incomes were not endangered by New England’s frigid winters.

Of the households receiving fuel assistance:

households received help paying for heat

2,687

of households included an individual with a disability

42%

of households included a senior citizen

39%

Eligibility is based on family size and income of all members of the household, according to the guidelines set by Low Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP).

To apply you need to bring the following documents  and meet with one of our representatives in person: LEO Inc., 156 Broad St., Room 110, Lynn, MA:

See sidebar for additional documents such as Citizen Requirements and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

For more information, call 781.581.7220 x 283.

To check on the status of your application, call 781.581.7220 x 340.