The deadline to apply for WCAC’s Fuel Assistance Program is MAY 13th. The program designed to provide relief to those households that are most vulnerable to high home heating costs. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) targets assistance to is intended to help defray the cost of heat during the winter months, November 1 – April 30 of each year.

In order to ease the application process for first-time applicants, WCAC is offering several special walk-in, no appointment necessary community outreach opportunities.

Webster Senior Center, 5 Church Street, Webster
Tuesday, April 19th  9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Warren Senior Center, 2252 Main Street, West Warren
Wednesday, April 20th  9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Southbridge, Jacob Edwards Library (Lower Level)
236 Main Street, Southbridge
Thursday, April 28th  9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Friday, April 29th  11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Spencer Senior Center
68 Maple Street, Spencer
Wednesday, May 4th 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to visit WCAC’s website – for a listing of the various information required to complete an application.

About WCAC

Now in its 50th year, the Worcester Community Action Council is the federally designated anti-poverty agency for central and southern Worcester County, with a mission of helping people move to economic self-sufficiency through programs, partnerships and advocacy. Serving the City of Worcester and 44 neighboring communities of Auburn, Blackstone, Boylston, Brimfield, Brookfield, Charlton, Clinton, Dudley, East Brookfield, Hardwick, Holden, Holland, Hopedale, Hubbardston, Grafton, Leicester, Mendon, Milford, Millbury, Millville, Monson, New Braintree, North Brookfield, Northborough, Northbridge, Palmer, Oakham, Oxford, Paxton, Rutland, Shrewsbury, Southbridge, Spencer, Sterling, Sturbridge, Sutton, Upton, Uxbridge, Wales, Warren, Webster, West Boylston, West Brookfield and Westborough.