WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. (WKBW) — National Fuel's Neighbor for Neighbor Heat fund re-opens Tuesday, October 1st.
The grant program allows qualifying Western New Yorkers to apply for a once-annual grant of up to $300.
The grant is given first-come, first served for those who meet one of the following qualifications:
- You're 55 years or older
- You or someone in your household has a disability that reduces the household's income
- You have a verified medical emergency
- You're a military veteran
- You receive unemployment benefits
You must also live in National Fuel's service territory, but you don't have to be a National Fuel customer. The fund is meant to help prevent disconnection of utility service, help you pay current or past-due energy bills, or help you purchase home heating fuel of any kind.
To apply, contact one of the following:
- The Salvation Army at 716-883-9800, extension 230
- Catholic Charities at 716-856-4494 or 716-218-1400 (ask for Parish Outreach)
In Chautauqua County, eligible families or individuals should contact one of the following:
- The Salvation Army at 716-664-410
- Catholic Charities at 716-372-0101
- Chautauqua County Office for the Aging at 716-753-4471 if age 60 or older
For more information, visit nationalfuel.com.