Herkimer County
 Departments 

Weatherization Referral Assistance Program (WRAP)

Description:

Weatherization Referral Assistance Program (WRAP)

 

The WRAP program provides weatherization and health and safety items to households that are eligible for the Home Energy Assistance Program. The Department of Social Services provides services to individuals under 60 year of age while the Office of Aging provides services to those age 60 or older.


Services available may include such things as:


  • Roof Repairs
  • Stair Repairs/Replacements
  • Water Line Repair
  • Septic Systems
  • Hot Water Heaters
  • Electrical Problems
  • Insulation
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Carbon Dioxide Detectors
  • Furnace Repairs/Replacements

Once the need is identified, referrals are made to the Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency, which contracts the actual improvements.


Eligibility Criteria:
Must fall within the income guidelines for the HEAP program. Furnace repairs/replacements require the household to be eligible for Emergency HEAP benefits.


Referral Process:
Any Herkimer County resident under 60 years of age may apply. Contact the Department of Social Services at 867-1239.


Client Fees: None