(Home Energy Assistance Program): Oneida County
If you can't afford to pay your home energy bill, your home may not be safe, and you may be at risk of serious illness or injury. The Home Energy Assistance Program assists low-income households that pay a high proportion of their household income for home energy, primarily in meeting their immediate home energy needs. The HEAP program may be able to offer you one or more of the following types of assistance: bill payment assistance; energy crisis assistance; weatherization and energy-related home repair
Runaway & Homeless
The goal of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Program is to ensure the safety of youth and help them to get off the streets, to reunite youth with their families whenever possible. The program serves youth up to age 21 years and their families. Services are free and confidential. Short-term residential services are provided via volunteer Host Family Homes or staff will work with youth on a non-residential basis.
Other services offered include:
- Crisis Counseling; intervention
- Referrals to other agencies/services
- Advocacy with other agencies
- Prevention education
- Transportation when necessary
- Aftercare services
The program is in operation 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.
The youth must call to initiate services, as the program is voluntary. Call 315-624-9930.