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Lifespan Opportunities in Washington and Hancock Counties

Winter Energy Relief Program


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The Winter Energy Relief Program provides emergency heating assistance to eligible households as a one-time $800 credit on the applicant's fuel vendor account. The Winter Energy Relief Program is available to both homeowners and renters.


  • Must reside in Hancock or Washington counties
  • Household must not already receive or be eligible for HEAP
  • Household must meet program income guidelines
  • Fuel tank must be below 1/4 full or have less than 2 weeks of fuel left

For more information or to apply, call 207-610-5914

See the flyer below for a comparison of DCP's heating assistance programs as well as their eligibility criteria.

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DCP Offices

Toll-Free: 800-834-4378

Bucksport Road Office

248 Bucksport Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-664-2424 | Email

Avery Lane Office

18 Avery Lane, PO Box 648 , Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-664-2424 | Email

Machias Office

7 VIP Drive, Machias, ME 04654
207-259-5015 | Email

Calais Office

11 Church Street, Calais, ME 04619
207-664-2424 | Email

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