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Heating Cost, System Repair Assistance Available Via CTI

Your family may qualify for payments toward winter heating bills, discounts on monthly utility bills, a no-cost home energy assessment, free appliance replacement and other energy-saving improvements for your home, all at no cost to you.

Massachusetts residents who meet income guidelines can access the Home Energy Assistance Program, which helps eligible households pay the cost of heating their homes, and HEARTWAP, which provides emergency heating system repair and replacement services.

Energy assistance is available to both homeowners and renters, including households whose cost of heat is included in their rent. Eligibility is based on household size and the gross annual income of every household member 18 years of age or older. Household income cannot exceed 60% of estimated State Median Income.

As an example, a household of four must earn no more than $78,751.

CTI’s Fuel Assistance Program is currently accepting FY2022 Fuel Assistance applications. New clients can apply online at: (you must have a valid email address to submit an online application). Or, you may call the Fuel Assistance office at 978-459-6161 to make an appointment to apply for Fuel Assistance over the telephone.

If you applied for Fuel Assistance in previous years, call the CTI office at 978-459-6161 and they will mail you an application.

Other ways to submit applications:
Fax #: 978-458-8594

The flyer, below, contains more information.

Thanks to CTI for managing this assistance for Tewksbury.



Lorna is a U.S. Army veteran and 25-year resident of Tewksbury who has written for organizations ranging from the DIA to InformationWeek to a free weekly in New London that sent her to interview the pastry chef at Foxwoods.

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