As temperatures continue to hold steady in the 30s and 40s, chances are you already have turned on your heat at home. Starting today, you can apply to get some help paying the bill!

As of today, New York State residents can begin applying for help thru the HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program).

HEAP offers nearly $372 million in federal home heating assistance to help lower and middle-income families heat their homes. If you are eligible you could receive a one-time benefit of up to $726.

You can apply at the HEAP office at 460 Main Street in Buffalo between 8am and 4pm or online HERE