Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for assistance.
Please download the Application for Assistance, complete it, and mail with a copy of proof of income (social security, wages, pension, IRAs, CDs) and latest savings account statement to Charlton REAS Foundation, Inc., PO Box 793, Charlton, MA 01507. If you have questions, please call Elaine at 508-868-5289.
Age: You must be at least 60 years old and reside in the Town of Charlton year round.
Household Income: For all adult residents at address add gross income, subtract unusual expenses such as large medical bills, home or car repairs.
The net number should be less than or equal to the 300% of Federal Poverty Guidelines for the current year. (Circumstances that have impacted your ability to pay energy costs and unusual expenses that are subtracted from your total household income will be reviewed and determined by the Charlton REAS Awards Committee.)
Amount of total household liquid assets such as deposit accounts, CDs, money markets, etc. will not exceed:
- age 60 – 69: $100,000
- age 70 – 79: $75,000
- age 80+: $50,000
Proof of income, assets, special circumstances and energy provider required.