How You Can Help
Need Energy Assistance?
Q & A
The Massachusetts Good Neighbor Energy Fund is available to any Massachusetts resident who, because of temporary financial difficulty, cannot meet a month's energy expense and is not eligible for state or federal energy assistance.
Income for either the prior twelve months or the past month (times 12 months for a total annual figure) must fall between 60 and 80 percent of the state's median income levels.
Income eligibility guidelines for 2012-2013 are as follows:
Emergency Grant Applications will be accepted starting December 3, 2012. All other Grant Applications will be accepted starting January 2, 2013. The grant per eligible household is $350 per season regardless of amount owed. Grants for a household must be paid directly to the vendor(s).
You may apply by directly contacting your local Salvation Army Service Center. For more information about eligibility criteria and where to apply, please call:
• 1-800-334-3047 (serving area codes 508, 617, 781 and 978) or