Financial & Energy Assistance Coordinator

The Financial & Energy Assistance Coordinator is appointed by the Board of Selectmen. Responsibilities include:

  • Provides information about federal, state, and local energy¬†assistance to persons experiencing financial hardship meeting their¬†energy needs.
  • Attends a 4-hour workshop every October, held in Framingham. The purpose of this workshop is to receive the necessary applications for the S.M.O.C. program. This is a state funded program for energy needs (fuel assistance) and has very strict guidelines to which all clients must adhere.
  • Meets with the Salvation Army to receive forms and applications for food vouchers. The Salvation Army provides Holiday Dinners for those in need through the Energy Coordinator.
  • Drives clients to Welfare and Social Security for benefit evaluation as the need arises.
  • Provides answers to questions regarding energy assistance and other concerns relating to financial hardship.

Contacting the Financial & Energy Assistance Coordinator

Phone: 508-654-7778

Members

Position Name Term Expires
Financial & Energy Assistance Coordinator Erika Lert 2016

Meetings

The Financial & Energy Asisstance Coordinator can meet privately with an applicant. Please contact the Coordinator as detailed above.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get any help with my utility bills?
Call 508-654-7778

Is this strictly confidential?
Yes.

How long will it take to receive any help?
It is a step by step process.