Fuel Assistance / Home Heating

UPDATED 6/2/2020:

We are no longer accepting applications for Fuel Assistance. Those who applied in May must complete by June 29th.  Those who received denials have 20 days from the date of denial to appeal.

You can drop off documents at 156 Broad Street, Lynn. Use the back door where our parking lot is located.  Come up the stairs, go down the hall and take a right.  There is a gray mailbox across from the client copier to drop documents into.  The building is open from 9 am-3 pm. You can also mail, email to info@leoinc.org or fax to 781-596-8297.

NOTE: Forms that state they need to be notarized will now be accepted without being notarized.

If you have questions, please call 781-581-7220.

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.