Important Information Regarding the Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) will be administering an Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide eligible households in New York State with a one-time rental subsidy that will be sent directly to the household’s landlord. OTDA is developing an online application portal for tenants and landlords to apply for this program and will be releasing additional information regarding eligibility criteria and the application process soon.

Last updated: February 19, 2021, 10:30 AM

HEAP Contacts

OTDA Home Programs & Services Home Energy Assistance Program HEAP Contacts

Local District Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Contacts

Jefferson County HEAP contacts

Department of Social Services

Jefferson County Department of Social Services

250 Arsenal Street
Watertown, NY 13601
Phone: (315) 785-3229
Days Open: Monday - Friday

Alternate Certifiers

Jefferson County Office for the Aging

175 Arsenal Street
Watertown, NY 13601
Phone: (315) 785-3191
Days Open: Monday - Friday

Notes: HEAP Application drop-off only

After Hours Emergency Contact

Jefferson County On-Call Housing Program

Phone: (315) 786-6721
Days Open: Monday - Friday

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