Help your neighbors who are unable to pay their energy bills or don’t have the money for heating-related repairs. HeatShare, administered by the Salvation Army, is a last resort for those struggling to find a way to keep their homes and families warm.

Who is eligible?

  • Those who are 65 and older with low, fixed incomes and no alternate source of help.
  • Persons with a disability whose physical capabilities or health problems limit their ability to maintain income to cover energy bills.
  • Persons who have had an emergency within the past year – perhaps an unexpected health crisis – and as a result don’t have the money to pay their energy bill.
  • Those who meet income guidelines and have received or applied for all other possible public funds.

How HeatShare helps

  • Energy conservation and education
  • Budget counseling
  • Financial assistance
  • Family counseling
  • Social service information and referral

Questions about HeatShare:
Call the Salvation Army at (800) 842-7279 or visit the Salvation Army website.

Two ways you can help

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