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SMOC Fuel Assistance

Program Description/Services

FUEL ASSISTANCE (LIHEAP): Eligible households in 37 communities receive assistance paid directly to their heating vendor. The program is designed to help low-income people afford the cost of heat in the winter months. Eligibility is based on gross annual income and family size.

Fuel Assistance Information

SMOC Fuel Assistance

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility is based on income guidelines set by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

FY20 Liheap Income & Benefits

Contact Information

Call (508) 620-1230 or 1 (800) 286-6776 for more info. Call (508) 620-2318 for a call back.

FAX: (508) 620-2361

Click here for Fuel Assistance Checklist/Instructions (English)

Click here for Fuel Assistance Checklist/Instructions (Spanish)

We are scheduling appointments as of October 1st , 2018 for the FY19 season.

Program Location

Apply in Your Town by scheduling an appointment with a FUEL Intake Site.

Intake site list

Main Office located at: 7 Bishop Street Framingham MA 01702-8313

Schedule an appointment at the Main Office in Framingham online

FUEL Forms

No Income statement form

Child Support or Alimony form

Low Income-No Income form

No Mortgage or Home Owner's Insurance

Moderate Income Program (MOD)

Weatherization Services

Take a Virtual Energy Assessment of Your Home

Apply for the Enhanced Incentive program to receive insulation and weatherization services through Mass Save. You must have a site id # from Mass Save to apply. If you were referred to SMOC Fuel Assistance because you are on the discount rate or because you are low income, please contact us to apply as a summer application at 508-620-2342.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities are available by contacting your local Senior Center or area Council on Aging and ask to become a Fuel Assistance intake volunteer.

Donations Accepted

Donations to the Fuel Assistance Program can be mailed to:
SMOC Fuel Assistance Program 7 Bishop Street Framingham MA 01702-8313


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FY19 Clients Served By Town

To improve the quality of life of low-income and disadvantaged individuals and families by advocating for their needs and rights; providing services; educating the community; building a community of support; participating in coalitions with other advocates and searching for new resources and partnerships.