The Northampton County Area Agency on Aging will begin its Emergency Fuel Assistance Program on November 1, 2023. This program is for once-a-season fuel assistance of $780.
In order to be eligible, an individual needs to be 60 years of age or older, reside in Northampton County, and have already applied for and received or been denied Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) benefits. Their fuel tank needs to be at 1/4 full or less. For assistance with gas or electric heat, a shut-off notice is required.
To apply, contact the Northampton County Information & Referral Emergency Services 610-559-3270 or 610-829-4800.
When a referral is received, a Northampton County Area Agency on Aging staff member will schedule a home visit to determine eligibility.
WHO: Low-Income Seniors Who Reside in Northampton County
WHAT: Emergency Fuel Assistance Program
WHEN: Begins on November 1, 2023
Information provided to TVL by:
Deputy Director of Administration & Public Information Officer
County of Northampton
669 Washington Street
Easton, PA 18042