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HEAP Benefits Extended and Increased

Liberty, NY – The State will initiate a second round of Emergency HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) benefits on Tuesday, February 18, and has also extended the first round of Emergency HEAP benefits, plus the regular HEAP benefits, to April 24, 2020.

The new benefits, which can only be accessed after regular HEAP and initial Emergency HEAP benefits have been exhausted, will mirror the first round of Emergency HEAP:

Heating Type

Second Emergency Benefit Amount

Heat-Related Domestic


Natural Gas – Heat Only


Natural Gas – Heat Combined with

Heat-Related Domestic


Electric Heat


Oil, Kerosene, Propane


Wood, Pellets, Coal, Corn, Other



Eligibility criteria apply and can be found at

Applications will only be taken at the Sullivan County Division of Family Services either over the phone (845-807-0142) or in person (16 Community Lane, Liberty).