The city will begin accepting applications Oct. 19 for the federally funded Connecticut Energy Assistance Program.
Appointments for all heating sources can be made, starting Oct. 5, by calling 203-937-3572. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, applications will be processed via phone by appointment Monday through Wednesday. No walk-ins will be accepted.
Applicants who have difficulty speaking English are asked to have a translator.
Eligibility for assistance is based on the income and assets of an applicant’s household. To qualify, applicants must provide pay stubs, including monthly Social Security benefits and pension checks, for the last four weeks for all household members 18 and older. Applicants must also provide documentation of assets — recent bank account statements for all accounts for all household members — along with a current utility bill, Social Security numbers and birthdates for all household members.