Offering a number of heating and energy services to income eligible residents of Boston, Brookline, Newton and the Mystic Valley cities and towns of Malden, Medford, Everett, Melrose, Stoneham, Winchester and Woburn, ABCD can help you stay warm in winter and cool in summer. We’ll even help you go green!

Warmth & Efficiency

Warmth & Efficiency

In 2022 we led green energy/efficiency projects for 45,000 low-income households


ABCD Services link: Fuel Assistance

Fuel Assistance

ABCD administers the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). If you qualify, we’ll help pay your winter heating bills, get discounted gas & electricity rates, and access to other helpful services.
ABCD Services link: Conservation


With the help of our partner, Eversource, ABCD can often lower your electric bills with free energy efficient light bulbs, water conservation materials and possibly a new refrigerator, air conditioner, dehumidifier or front loading washing machine if your existing appliances are inefficient.
ABCD Services link: Heating Systems

Heating Systems

You may be eligible to have your heating system repaired or replaced, get emergency response when you have no heat, and receive equipment tune-ups.
ABCD Services link: Utility Bill Advocacy

Utility Bill Advocacy

Through our partnerships with National Grid and Eversource, we can help you reduce your overdue utility bills (arrearages) and avoid shutoffs when you adhere to a payment plan structured to meet your needs.
ABCD Services link: Weatherization


Our Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) helps you reduce your heating and air conditioning costs. We can install attic and wall insulation, weather stripping, and air sealing at no cost.