Emergency Home Energy Assistance for Seniors
Administered by the Pinellas Opportunity Council Program
A look at the program . . .
The Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program helps seniors 60 years and older pay for electric and gas bills. Eligible residents can receive these benefits twice a year, once in the heating season and once in the cooling season.
Do I qualify?
To qualify, you must:
What does the program offer?
How do I apply?
What paperwork do I need?
Take a careful look at the documents you must bring on your first trip to our office.
What if I’m not eligible for this program?
Please ask us for information and resources that may help you.
You may call 2-1-1, Tampa Bay’s 2-1-1 Call Center, or visit www.211tampabay.org. To help seniors, hundreds of community resources are highlighted. Examples include nutrition sites, senior ride programs, volunteer opportunities, senior housing, legal help and much more.
You may also contact the Senior Helpline at (727) 217-8111 or 1-800-96-ELDER (963-5337). This important resource helps seniors and caregivers gain access to services in the community.
What if I still have questions?