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All Types Of Heating Oil Assistance


What is the Citizens Energy heat assistance program?

Citizens Energy heat assistance program helps disadvantaged and low-income people who cannot afford to pay their heating bills.
The Citizens Energy Oil Heat Program offers free heating oil to people in need. Each eligible household is allowed a one-time delivery per heating season of 100 gallons of home heating oil for free.
You will get a voucher for a one-time delivery of 100 gallons of home heating oil for free. You must give your voucher to your oil dealer when you get your delivery.

How do I apply?

You may apply for the Citizens Energy Oil Heat Program online or by phone:

  • Online: Online Oil Heat Application. This is a fast, easy way to apply for people with access to a computer and the Internet.
  • By phone: call Citizens Energy toll-free at 1-877-JOE-4-OIL (1-877-563-4645). (you will experience long delays)

The state of Connecticut

The state of Connecticut offers the CT Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) and the Contingency Heating Assistance Program (CHAP).

Both provide monetary assistance for citizens struggling to pay heating bills. You apply for these programs through CRT / Community Renewal Team or ACCESS, Inc, please read below



CRT / Community Renewal Team

Offering the CEAP and Chap programs for all towns except Bolton & Vernon

860-560-5800 or 1-800-798-3805



If you live in Bolton or Vernon use ACCESS, Inc offering the CEAP and Chap programs.

860 450-7423



State of Connecticut Department of Social Services

This website has guidelines to income levels and a great frequently asked question section for the states heating oil programs.




Operation Fuel

Operation Fuel is a non-profit organization that provides heating assistance to families who do not qualify for government assistance during heating season.

Use this link to find the contact in your town           Go Here             



Citizens Energy

Citizens Energy is a non-profit Heating Oil Program out of Massachusetts that serves Connecticut. Even if you don’t qualify for any of the above programs give these guys a try as they have different eligibility requirements than our local programs            (617) 338-6300



Soldiers’, Sailors’ and Marines’ Fund

This is one great program for our War vets and as I’m partial to the Air Force don’t let the name fool you they also help Air Force vets! 

In addition to Heating Oil they help our GI’s out with much more!

Click here for a contact number for your town

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