Levy OKs heating help for mid-income Suffolk families

Up to 1,000 Suffolk families are expected to receive help with their heating bills if they don't qualify for federal assistance. Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy signed off Wednesday on the Middle

News 12 Staff

Oct 22, 2008, 11:09 PM

Updated 5,752 days ago

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Up to 1,000 Suffolk families are expected to receive help with their heating bills if they don't qualify for federal assistance.
Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy signed off Wednesday on the Middle Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which will provide financial assistance to families based on their income.
A family of four earning $61,000 or less will be eligible for the MI-HEAP assistance. For couples, the limit on earning is $41,000.
There is no such program in Nassau County yet.
Click for more about the program that exist for low-income families
Suffolk County Department of Social ServicesHEAPSuffolk County MI-HEAPProject WarmthLIPAOilHeat Institute of Long IslandNew York StateCatholic CharitiesNassau County Suffolk residents can call 631-854-2368 after Nov. 3 for more information


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