Finding Help : Home repair and heat

A directory of assistance programs focused on basic home maintenance, home repair, and heating fuel subsidies. Most of these services are limited to income-eligible households.

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Community Concepts

The Low Income Heating Assistance Program (LIHEAP) provides assistance for income-eligible households to offset the rising costs of home energy, whether you have wood, electric, gas or oil heat. The benefit is paid directly to client’s fuel vendor of choice.

Kennebec Valley Community Action Program

The Low Income Heating Assistance Program (LIHEAP) serves Somerset, Kennebec, Lincoln and Sagadahoc counties providing assistance for income eligible household’s to offset the rising costs of home energy.

Maine Community Action Association

There are 10 regional Community Action Programs statewide that provide heating assistance, discounted telephone service, and limited transportation services for low-income households.

Maine State Housing Authority Energy Assistance

Heating fuel assistance, electric bill assistance, and home weatherization programs for low-income households.

  • Phone: (800) 452-4668 • (207) 626-4600
  • Location: 353 Water St., Augusta
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Midcoast Maine Community Action

Offers heat assistance and energy audits for income-eligible households.

The Opportunity Alliance

Offers home heating assistance, weatherization services, and zero-interest emergency home repair loans for income-eligible households and individuals.

Western Maine Community Action

Offers food donations, Home Repair Hardship Grants, home safety assessments and energy conservation services for income-eligible seniors.

  • Phone: 1-800-645-9636
  • Location: 20A Church Street | P.O. Box 200, East Wilton, ME
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York County Community Action

Provides financial assistance for home heating fuel bills and in fuel emergencies; also provides loans and grants to very low-income homeowners to repair, improve, or modernize their dwellings or to remove health and safety hazards.