Fuel Assistance Program for District 8

The State of New Hampshire has recently adopted legislation to provide emergency energy assistance to qualifying households. The State of New Hampshire will provide this assistance through the local Community Action Agencies

Who Is Eligible?

Households with incomes between 60% and 75% of the state median income may qualify for:

  • A one-time credit of $450 for heating assistance.
  • A one-time credit of $200 on electric bills.

Households with incomes below 60% of State Median Income may be eligible for assistance through:

How to Apply

To apply for assistance or to learn more about the application process, households should contact their local Community Action Agency to set up an appointment.

Belknap/Merrimack Counties

Hillsborough County Community Action Agencies

Cheshire and Sullivan Counties

75% New Hampshire State Median Income Guidelines

Income eligibility based on family size and gross annual income.

  • For a family of 1, a maximum gross annual income of $48,711 
  • For a family of 2, a maximum gross annual income of $63,699 
  • For a family of 3, a maximum gross annual income of $78,688 
  • For a family of 4, a maximum gross annual income of $93,676 
  • For a family of 5, a maximum gross annual income of $108,664 
  • For a family of 6, a maximum gross annual income of $123,653 
  • For a family of 7, a maximum gross annual income of $126,463 
  • For a family of 8, a maximum gross annual income of $129,274 

All of this information is available on the Dept. of Energy website as well: https://www.energy.nh.gov/consumers/help-energy-and-utility-bills/state-nh-emergency-energy-assistance