South Shore Community Action: Fuel Assistance
Cape & Islands: 508-778-0870
Cape Light Compact: Home energy audit or energy efficiency help
Citizens Energy (JOE4OIL): Winter heating oil assistance
Old Colony Elder Services
Wareham residents only
USDA Rural; Development: Varied home repair loan/grant programs focused on health, safety and accessibility. Available in all Cape towns except Barnstable and Falmouth.
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: Terri Barron, 508-240-7873, ext. 14
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
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
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, email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org
Eversource Electric: Utility discount rate
Utility discount rates: 800-532-9600
Energy efficiency help: 800-292-2032
Cape & Islands Self-Reliance
Discount fuel: 888-808-0120: 508-563-6633