Program: Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)
Director: Madeleine Cormier
Address: 427 Robeson Street
Telephone: (508) 675-2157 Ext. 231, 232, 287
Fax: (508) 324-7522
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Brief Program Description: Provide insulation, air sealing and perform health and safety testing at no cost to homeowner or tenant. Program operates in the Greater Fall River, New Bedford and Taunton areas.
Eligibility: People WHO ARE ON THE FUEL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM. Interested people should call the office to determine eligibility.
Documentation Needed: If an applicant is already in the Fuel Assistance program then a copy of the fuel application is needed. Property Owner Agreement must be signed.
Application Process: One may apply directly through the Weatherization office.
Criteria for Selection: High priority clients are done first. It’s a numbered system with elderly receiving 3 points, handicapped-2, children under seven-2, Native American-1, and high energy costs-2. The total number of points determines the order in which houses will be served.
Note: Greater Taunton residents seeking information or who wish to apply should contact the office in Fall River at the telephone number listed above.