Fuel Assistance Program
PACE's Fuel Assistance Program assists eligible homeowners and renters in Marion with their home heating bills during the winter months. Eligibility is based on the gross annual income of all household members. Individuals who live in subsidized housing may have additional requirements. Call PACE at 508-999-9920 for information on applying or to schedule an appointment. The offices in New Bedford are located at 166 William Street and 308 Cottage Street. Our Cottage Street location is fully handicap accessible. Staff will let you know what you need to bring to your appointment when you call or stop in. Generally, clients must bring the following:Proof of income from the last 30 days for everyone in the household 18 years or older. If someone 18 years or older is a full-time student, please submit a letter from their school verifying enrollment, Social Security Card or Birth Certificate for all members of the household, Picture ID for the person applying, Copy of your lease, a rent receipt, or mortgage statement showing housing cost, gas/electric bills or account numbers.
The COA can also assist in filling our fuel assistance applications.