Maine Families

Heating Assistance

**Phone lines are open to apply for LIHEAP
Fuel Assistance**

Call Downeast Community Partners (formerly WHCA) between 8am – 12pm
(Mondays through Fridays) to start the application process.
Call:  664-2424, 546-7544, 259-5015 or toll-free at 1-800- 828-7544

Click here to download information about the appointment and what you will need to bring with you when you apply.


FUEL ASSISTANCE

DCP (formerly WHCA): 664-2424 extension 5908 or 1-800-828-7544 LIHEAP and THAW fuel assistance; Assistance with heating system upgrades (ECIP & CHIP). Website has online forms to view or print. Ask to speak with DCP’s “Heat Coach” for help on fuel assistance, heating your home, and making your place more fuel efficient and draft resistant.

EMERGENCY FUEL ASSISTANCE

211 Maine: Dial 2-1-1 (toll free)
Assistance finding community resources for services including emergency fuel

Catholic Charities: 523-2770
Families can call for emergency assistance with fuel

Joe for Oil: dial joe-4-oil
Emergency fuel assistance for low-income families

Labor of Love, Greater Eastport Ecumenical Churches Association: 853-2373
Emergency fuel assistance; Salvation Army assistance

Lubec Senior Fuel Assistance: 733-2341 (after hours emergency 733-2953)
Emergency assistance for 75 gallon of heating oil (For residents of Lubec and must be 60 years or older, have less than 1/4 tank, and have exhausted all other resources for assistance)

Machias Food Pantry, Centre Street Church: 255-6665
Emergency fuel assistance; Salvation Army assistance

 

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