Fuel Assistance

Contact Information

Agency:People Acting in Community Endeavors Incorporated (PACE)
Agency Office:166 William Street
New Bedford, MA02740
Phone # 1:508-999-9920
Phone # 2:508-999-4473
Fax:508 999-3728
Contact:Fran Stubbs - Fuel Director
Email 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. Eligible clients can apply for cell phones thru Safe Link.  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
  • Financial Planning
  • Information/Referral

Service Types

  • Financial Assistance

Languages Spoken

  • Cape Verdean
  • Portuguese
  • Portuguese-Creole
  • Spanish


  • 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

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 – 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Program's minimum age for Elder Services


  • Free Service

Resource last updated on: 4/12/2016

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