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Heating Oil Assistance Available

On this the coldest day of the winter thus far, thoughts turn to staying warm and out of the weather. If you need assistance paying for heat, here are some resources:

* Boston Mayor's Help Line: 617-635-4500, Acts as a clearinghouse for Boston residents to access numerous emergency services throughout the city.

*Citizens Energy Oil Heat Program: 877-563-4645, Provides eligible families and senior citizens with a discount on heating oil needs.

*Action for Boston Commuity Development: 617-357-6012, Provides federal fuel assistance benefits for income-eligible households.

*MassSAVE: 866-527-7283, Provides statewide access to utility programs and helps individuals save money on energy costs through conservation programs.

This program aired on January 26, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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