Helping Local Families
If you live in the SHELD service area your home or apartment relies on electric heat, there is help available if you are struggling to afford your bills during winter.
Senior citizens can learn about available assistance from the South Hadley Council on Aging; call them at 413-538-5042..
SHELD's partner in the heating assistance program is the Franklin Community Action Commission. You can visit their website to learn more about the applications process.
Applications are accepted through April 30, 2018.