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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Heating Assistance

Town of Narragansett Heat Assistance Fund

The Narragansett Housing Authority (NHA) is responsible for the delivery of
the Inez Sprague Fund to assist residents of the Town of Narragansett with
basic necessities.

The NHA will utilize funds appropriated to the Inez Sprague Basic Needs|
Program by the Town of Narragansett to assist residents of the Town of|
Narragansett who are in financial need of heating assistance.

*If the family is struggling to keep the heat turned on; the financial
assistance required to remediate the immediate situation will be negotiated
and referral to long term utility assistance and budgeting will be provided.

Applications are available at the NHA office located at the Narragansett Town
Hall, 2nd floor. The process for application review will be a layered system in
which applications and supporting documents are received by the Basic
Needs Fund Coordinator for review. The Coordinator will screen the
applications for verification of residency and proof supporting the heating
assistance request. The Coordinator will then research to ensure that no
other funding source is available to avoid duplication of service and ensure
that the family is assisted with their crisis. If no other source is deemed
viable, the Coordinator will forward eligible applications to the Executive
Director. The Executive Director will review submitted applications and make
every effort to assist all applicants in resolving their crisis. The final
determination of award to the applicants will be made by the Executive
Director.

Approved applications will be returned to the Coordinator for payment
invoicing to the Town Manager’s office. All applications, documentation and
payment invoicing will be kept on file at NHA for accounting of the allotted

Heating Assistance Information and application

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