Energy Assistance Programs
SMOC Energy Assistance – (508) 620-2342 – to set up an intake appointment
FY 2022 Cold Relief Brochure (mass.gov)
Good Neighbor Energy Fund (Salvation Army) 1-800-334-3047
New England Farm Workers’ Council (978) 342-4520 (Berlin & Bolton)
Worcester Community Action Council 1-800-545-4577 (Boylston)
Local Senior Centers
Ashland: (508) 881-0140, 162 West Union Street
Hudson: (978) 568-9638, 29 Church Street
Marlborough: (508) 485-6492, 40 New Street
Northborough: (508) 393-5036, 119 Bearfoot Road
Shrewsbury: (508) 841-8640, 98 Maple Avenue
Southborough: (508) 229-4453, 9 Cordaville Road
Stow: (978) 897-1880, 380 Great Road
Westborough: (508) 366-3000, 4 Rogers Road
Please call each center for availability. Some buildings are still not open to the public, and are by appointment only.
HEARTWAP – a year round program that serves LIHEAP eligible households with heating system repair, replacement and maintenance services.
Weatherization Assistance Program – a year round program that serves LIHEAP eligible households with air sealing, attic/sidewall insulation, weather-stripping and weatherization related repairs.
New! Beginning in FY 2022 new and returning households may apply for Home Energy Assistance online via the applicant portal! Simply visit Client Portal – Customer Portal Your local agency is available to assist you as needed.
Water & Sewer Bill Assistance – When applying for Home Energy
Assistance in FY 22, be sure to provide your local agency with your water and sewer account information, if available, as there is funding for a households’ water and sewer service costs.
Rental Assistance – Many households are experiencing difficulties with
rental arrearages across the Commonwealth. Help is available at local
Rental Assistance Agencies! Contact your local agency for more