Fuel Assistance

Contact Information

Agency:People Acting in Community Endeavors Incorporated (PACE)
PO Box:5626
Agency Office:166 William Street
New Bedford, MA02740
Phone # 1:508 999-4473
Phone # 2:508 999-3728 - Fax
Contact:Fran Stubbs - Fuel Director
Email Address:
Website Address:


Assist low income households with their heating needs from 11/1 through 4/30. Eligibility based on family size and income regardless of how income is received (i.e. Wages, SSI, Social Security, etc.). Insure all eligible clients receive low income rates for gas, electric and phone bills. Weatherization Program and Heating System repair and/or replacement available for eligible households. Also have Lifeline Emergency Programs and Senior Energy Assistance Program for clients over 60 years of age. Information and referrals for other PACE programs and Utility payment plans and clients protection plans to avoid shut offs.

Program Type

  • Financial Assistance/Planning
  • Information/Referral

Service Types

    • Financial Assistance-Emergency
    • Financial Assistance-Other

Languages Spoken

  • Cape Verdean
  • Portuguese
  • Portuguese-Creole
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Wheelchair Ramps

Areas Served

Local Area
  • New Bedford
  • Acushnet
  • Fairhaven
  • North and South Dartmouth
  • Mattapoisett
  • Rochester and Marion

Additional Information

State Agency





0 to 99

Age Groups Served

  • Infant/Toddler
  • Pre-School
  • Lower Elementary
  • Upper Elementary
  • Junior High School
  • High School
  • Young Adult
  • Adult
  • Elder

Program's minimum age for Elder Services



Referrals From

  • DMA
  • DMH
  • DDS
  • DPH
  • DSS
  • ELD
  • LEA
  • MCB
  • MCD
  • MOD
  • MRC
  • OHA
  • Other
  • PYD
  • VET
  • JTPA
  • DTA
  • DET


  • All Services Free

Waiting List



  • FED
  • DOE

Resource last updated on: 3/2/2015

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