Am I Eligible?
Check your potential eligibility for work supports and other programs at the self-service website: myBenefits .
You can also learn more by watching the video "Helping You Make Ends Meet"
Department of Social Services
David Kircher, Acting Commissioner
162 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12210
Ineligible Living Situations
Residents in the following living situations cannot receive HEAP:
Public/subsidized housing with heat included
Includes Section 8 and other rent subsidies based on the tenants’ income
Roomers/boarders in private residences
Residents of commercial or non-profit establishments are eligible
Long-term hotel/motel residents can receive a HEAP renter’s benefit
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