Resources

South Shore Community Action: Fuel Assistance
Cape & Islands: 508-778-0870
Plymouth: 508-746-6707
www.sscac.org

Cape Light Compact: Home energy audit or energy efficiency help
800-797-6699
www.capelightcompact.org

Citizens Energy (JOE4OIL): Winter heating oil assistance
877-563-4645; 617-338-6300
www.citizensenergy.com

Old Colony Elder Services
Wareham residents only 
508-584-1561 

USDA Rural; Development: Varied home repair loan/grant programs focused on health, safety and accessibility. Available in all Cape towns except Barnstable and Falmouth. 
www.rurdev.usda.gov
Contact: Patty Whalen, 508-295-5151, ext. 3 

Community Development Partnership (Community Development Block Grant): Small home repairs and rehabilitation projects. Available for homeowners and tenants in South Dennis, Eastham, Harwich center, Truro, Wellfleet and Provincetown. Eligible applicants must earn 80% AMI or less for Barnstable County.  
Contact: Jean Stanley, 508-240-7873
www.lowercape.org 

The Resource Inc. (Community Development Block Grant): Small home repairs and rehabilitation projects. Available for homeowners and tenants in Edgartown, Aquinnah, Chilmark, Oak Bluffs and Tisbury. Eligible applicants must earn 80% AMI or less for Dukes County.  
Contact: Melissa Vincent, 508-696-3285
www.theresource.org
 

Massachusetts Home Modification Loan Program: A home modification loan ($1,000-$30,000) available to homeowners or any person in a housheold with a documented disability. 
Contact: Amy Allen, 508-202-5919

Mass Save Heat Loan: Available to residents of Barnstable and Dukes Counties. A home loan of up to $25,000 for a wide-range of eligible uses. 
Contact: Cape Light Compact, 800-797-6699
Outside of Barnstable/Dukes Counties, call Mass Save: 866-527-7283 
www.masssave.com

Bliss Family Foundation to Aid Elderly Women, Inc.: Available to elderly women in Wareham and Middleborough. Applicants must be in need of service, equipment, repairs or assistance in order to remain in their homes. 
Contact: 508-317-7107, blissfamilyfoundation@gmail.com 

Housing Emergency Loan Program (HELP): Available to homeowners in Brewster, Orleans and Yarmouth. Program provides a deferred, zero percent home loan of up to $25,000.  
Contact: Kim Bourgea, 508-432-0015, ext. 109, kim@hech.org  
www.hech.org 

Eversource Electric: Utility discount rate
800-566-2000
Eversource Website

National Grid
Utility discount rates: 800-532-9600
Energy efficiency help: 800-292-2032
www.nationalgridus.com

Cape & Islands Self-Reliance
Discount fuel: 888-808-0120: 508-563-6633
www.reliance.org