Neighbor For Neighbor FAQ's - Pennsylvania

What are the requirements to receive Neighbor For Neighbor assistance?
Are there any other eligibility requirements?
How much money can recipients receive?
How many grants are allowed per recipient?
How do I apply for Neighbor For Neighbor Assistance?
How Can I Contribute to the Neighbor For Neighbor Heat Fund?

What are the requirements to receive Neighbor For Neighbor assistance?

You may qualify if you are 55 years old or older OR you or a member of your household has a handicap or disability that reduces your household income OR have a certified medical emergency OR are currently receiving unemployment benefits.

Are there any other eligibility requirements?

Anyone who applies must have made at least four payments to their heating bills within a 12-month period from the date of application (including one within the last 90 days), other than those provided by LIHEAP or other assistance programs, and must provide evidence of need.

Customers who are not eligible for LIHEAP, or who may need more than a LIHEAP grant, may be eligible to receive Neighbor For Neighbor funds to alleviate an energy emergency.

How much money can recipients receive?

Each Neighbor For Neighbor grant is determined by individual need, with maximum grant of $400.

How many grants are allowed per recipient?

A household can receive only one Neighbor For Neighbor grant during a program year.

How do I apply for Neighbor For Neighbor Assistance?

At time of interview, applicant must provide proof of identification, monthly income and monthly expenses.

Applications for the Neighbor For Neighbor Heat Fund are screened and grants are administered by human service organizations from the 14 Northwestern Pennsylvania counties.

For more information on how to apply, if you reside in the Erie area call (814) 871-8312. If you are calling from outside of Erie, please dial 1-800-365-3234.

How Can I Contribute to the Neighbor For Neighbor Heat Fund?

National Fuel customers can have a tax-deductible donation of $1, $2, $5 or any other amount, added to their monthly bill. Please click on the link below for more information about making a contribution.

Click here for the Neighbor For Neighbor Contribution Form.