Heating Assistance

The Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) (formerly known as Fuel Assistance) provides eligible households with help in paying a portion of winter heating bills. View more info and apply at:



Utility Assistance 

Income-eligible customers may qualify for a discounted rate on electric services with National Grid. To be eligible, you must be a National Grid customer and already enrolled in an eligible benefit program such as:

  • SNAP
  • Women, Infants and Children (WIC)
  • Public Housing
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Certain veteran related programs
  • Masshealth
  • Commonwealth Care Plan Types 1, 2 or 3A
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

To see if you are eligible and apply, fill out the Electric Discount Rate Application.

Certain customers may also be eligible for an Arrears Forgiveness Plan, based on income.  https://www.nationalgridus.com/MA-Home/Bill-Help/Arrears-Management-Program 



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