Heater Repair Program

Program: Heater Repair Program (Heart WAP)

Director: Madeleine Cormier

Address: 427 Robeson Street ; Fall River, MA 02720

E-Mail: mcormier@cfcinc.org

Telephone: (508) 675-2157 Ext. 235 / 251

Fax : (508) 324-7522

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Brief Program Description: Program provides homeowners and some tenants with repairs and replacement of heaters. Program operates in the Greater Fall River, Greater Taunton and Greater New Bedford areas.*

Eligibility: An applicant must be on Fuel Assistance at benefit levels A, B, C, D or T and be the homeowner. A tenant can receive minor service. The landlord must also be on Fuel Assistance for the tenant to receive major service.

Documentation Needed: Copy of certified fuel assistance application. If a boiler or furnace replacement is needed, proof of home ownership is required. Owner must sign an agreement allowing the heating system to be evaluated and, where warranted, to have repairs or replacement to be conducted.

Application Process: One may apply through the Fuel Assistance program or directly through the Heater Repair Program office. A home visit may be necessary.

Criteria for Selection: Eligible households with a “No Heat” situation are given first priority. Elderly, handicapped, children six or under are given additional priority.

*Note: Under special arrangements CFC is offering services to eligible clients in the following communities:

  • Acushnet
  • Mattapoisett
  • Dartmouth
  • New Bedford
  • Fairhaven
  • Rochester
  • Marion

Interested residents of the listed communities are encouraged to contact the above listed telephone number.