These energy and housing assistance services are provided through three distinct programs and funded through federal, state and private donations:
Connecticut Energy Assistance Program: Provides assistance to Greenwich residents for their energy costs. Eligibility is based on income, family size, composition, and expenses. Payments are made directly to the utility or fuel company.
Operation Fuel Program: Privately funded, not-for-profit fuel bank providing financial assistance to eligible low-income families to assist with heat and non-heat utility costs. Funds are privately raised with “add a dollar” contributions. Payments are made directly to the fuel or utility company.
Renters Rebate Program: State funded program for Seniors 65 and over and/or adults deemed disabled by the Social Security Administration. Awards are based on a graduated income scale and amount of rent and utility payments made in the prior year.