Help with Home Heating Costs for Seniors

Pete Headd, Executive Director, Onondaga County Office for Aging, has announced a series of outreach events designed to assist seniors in Onondaga County with applying for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP.) HEAP provides limited subsidies for heating and utility costs. According to Pete Headd, “Central New York winters are always cold, no matter how much snow we end up getting. The Onondaga County Office for Aging will be visiting community centers, libraries and various other sites to reach seniors who need help paying their energy bills. HEAP assistance is available on a first come, first served, basis so applications should be filed soon.”

The Office for Aging will be holding these community outreach sessions to help Onondaga County seniors age 60 or older and income eligible, apply for HEAP benefits. Appointments are not needed. Seniors who are unable to attend can call (315) 435-2362 and request that an application be mailed.

Assistance will be offered at the following locations, dates and times. More outreach sessions are planned for 2017.

HEAP Community Outreach Sessions

Monday, December 12, 2016                                                                           
OASIS, 6333 Route 298, East Syracuse 9:30-12:30
Tuesday, December 13, 2016                                                                         
Brewerton Public Library, 5440 Bennett St., Brewerton 10:00-Noon
Magnarelli Center (formerly McChesney), 2300 Grant Blvd., Syracuse





Bishop Ludden Apartments, 815 Fay Rd., Syracuse



Cicero Public Library, 8686 Knowledge Lane, Cicero 1:00-4:00
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
The Meadows at Radisson, 3490 Meadowbriar Lane, Baldwinsville 10:00-Noon
Betts Library, 4862 S. Salina St., Syracuse 1:00-3:00
Salina Free Library, 101 Belmont St., Mattydale 1:00-3:00
Beauchamp Library, 2111 South Salina St., Syracuse 1:30-4:30
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Conifer Village Community Room, 81 Downer St., Baldwinsville 9:00-11:00
Skaneateles Library, 49 East Genesee St., Skaneateles 10:30-12:30
Cicero Public Library, 8686 Knowledge Lane, Cicero 1:00-4:00
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Comm. Room, 2840 Cold Springs Rd., B’ville 4:00-6:30
 Friday, December 16, 2016
The Newland Center, 1443 E. Genesee St., Syracuse 9:00-Noon
Manlius Public Library, 1 Arkie Albanese Ave., Manlius 10:00-1:00
Minoa Library, 242 N. Main Street, Minoa  


Cecile Community Center, 174 W. Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse 1:00-3:00
Mundy Library, 1204 S. Geddes St., Syracuse 1:30-4:30
Monday, December 19, 2016
Baldwinsville Library, 33 East Genesee St., Baldwinsville 10:00-Noon
White Branch Library, 763 Butternut St., Syracuse 11:00-2:00
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Westcott Community Center, 826 Euclid Ave., Syracuse 9:30-11:00
Liverpool Library, 310 Tulip St., Liverpool 10:00-12:30
Jordan Bramley Library, 15 Mechanic Street, Jordan Noon-2:00
Magnarelli Center (formerly McChesney), 2300 Grant Blvd., Syracuse 1:00-3:00
Brewerton Public Library, 5440 Bennett St., Brewerton 1:30-3:30
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
O’Brien Rd. Apartments, 7170 O’Brien Rd., Syracuse 9:30-11:30
Salvation Army Store, 2433 Erie Blvd. East, Syracuse 11:00-2:00

Onondaga County Seal smallaging services_onondaga countyFor more information, contact the Onondaga County Office for Aging at (315) 435-2362 or visit our website at