Local: 802-722-4575 | Toll Free: 800-464-9951

Emergency Heating System Repair

Help to Keep You Warm

If you have a heating emergency at home this winter, SEVCA provides a 24-hour emergency heating system repair program to keep you warm when cold weather hits.

Our program operates from November 1st to April 30th, providing assistance when you need it most. This program is open to income-eligible homeowners. Household incomes should be at or below 200% of the federal poverty level.

Household Size Total Household Income per Month (185% FPL)
1 $2,877.08
2 $3,762.42
3 $4,647.67
4 $5,533.00
5 $6,418.25
6 $7,303.50
7 $7,570.00
8 $8,426.67

Learn More at vermont.gov

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you help replace my red-tagged oil tank?
Depending on funding availability, this may be possible. Call us to learn more about your options.

Can you pay to clean my heating system?
Usually, the program's funds are allocated for emergency repairs and replacements. However, occasionally, during the off-season, funds for cleaning may be available. Please call to check for availability.

Exterior of the SEVCA Office in Westminster, Vermont.

How to Reach Us

During Business Hours (8am-4pm)

Call your local Family Services office at 1-800-464-9951.

Outside of Business Hours

For immediate help outside our regular hours, dial 1-877-295-7998. Our hotline is open from 5 pm to 7 am daily, starting after Thanksgiving until the end of April.