2021-2022 Connecticut Energy Assistance Program


2021-2022 Connecticut Energy Assistance Program

The Office of Community Services for the Town of North Haven welcomes North Haven residents to call to schedule their appointment to apply for 2021-2022 Connecticut Energy Assistance Program.  

Energy Assistance appointments are conducted via phone on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9am-12pm.    All paperwork for completion and signature as well as required documents will be facilitated after your phone appointment.   

Application paperwork will be available for pickup from a clearly marked box located outside of the Town Hall Annex building within the half hour of your appointment.  Accommodations to email or mail your applications can be made if necessary.

In addition to your completed paperwork, the following documentation must be provided: 

INCOME:   Every individual over the age of 18 living in the household who has income must provide the last 4 weeks of income documentation.  Income includes but is not limited to: pay stubs, benefit verification letters for Social Security, verification of benefits for cash assistance through DSS, unemployment benefit history, child support documentation, dividend and interest statements, annuities and pensions. 

ASSETS:   Please note:  for the 2021-2022 heating season, no proof of assets will be required.  However if you receive Social Security and cannot locate your Social Security benefit verification letter, then your most recent bank statement (all pages) will need to be provided.

IF YOU PAY A SEWER AND/OR WATER BILL:  please provide your most recent statements.

PENSION RECIPIENTS:  MUST provide their most recent pension statement or their IRS 1099 Form.

RENTERS WITH HEAT INCLUDED IN RENT: a copy of your lease is required.

THOSE WHO HEAT WITH GAS: Most recent gas bill and electric bill

THOSE WHO HEAT WITH ELECTRIC OR OIL: most recent electric bill

Once you’ve signed and gathered everything for your application, you will enclose all papers in a secure envelope and place the envelope in a locked drop box located outside of the Town Hall Annex building.  You can also mail your forms to: Community Services Office, Town Hall Annex, 5 Linsley St., North Haven, CT  06473. 

During your application review, you will be contacted with any questions, clarifications or requests for missing items.  Upon finalization of your application, you will be notified that your application has been finalized and being sent to the Community Action Agency of New Haven (CAANH) for review.  CAA is responsible for determination of eligibility as well as determination of benefits.

*Please note: Energy assistance determinations can take up to forty-five (45) business days.

MAXIMUM INCOME ELIGIBILITY

CT Energy Assistance Program 21-22 Benefit Matrix

 

 

1-Person
Family

2-Person Family

3-Person Family

4-Person Family

5-Person Family

6-Person
Family

7-person Family

8-person Family

 

$39,027

$51,035

$63,044

$75,052

$87,060

$99,069

$101,320

$103,572

  For further explanation, to see if you qualify or to schedule your phone appointment, call Community Services at (203) 239-2566 from 8:30am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday.