AMPS Program

How do I apply?

South Shore Community Action Council
71 Obery Street
Plymouth MA 02360

Apply Online (New)

SSCAC's Client Portal

You may submit a pre-application online through SSCAC's Fuel Assistance client portal which will be activated for the upcoming heating season on November 1, 2021.


This process is for first time applicants only. You will receive a follow up call from a staff member to review all information submitted through the portal. The staff member will also inform you of any missing documents needed to complete this process. Please review what documents you will need to submit or upload before beginning under the "How to Apply" tab.

To apply you will need the following:

Proof of income

Last 4 weeks gross income for everyone in the household 18 years and older. All income must be documented such as Child Support, Odd Jobs, Veterans, Pension, AFDC, Social Security, ect.

  • Any adult receiving income for a minor must have proof of that income.
  • For the Self Employed, a copy of 2020 Federal Tax Return with pages and schedules.
  • Full Time Students need documentation from the school or college.

You will also need

  • Complete Electric Bill
    Heating Bill
    Mortgage, Homeowners Insurance, Real Estate Tax or lease.
    Photo ID
    Social Security Cards and Birth Dates for all in household

Where do I apply?

SSCAC, Inc. provides fuel assistance to residents of 39 South Shore and Cape and Islands towns listed below:

Aquinnah; Barnstable; Bourne; Brewster; Carver; Chatham; Chilmark; Cohasset; Dennis; Duxbury; Eastham; Edgartown; Falmouth; Gosnold; Halifax; Hanover; Harwich; Hingham; Hull; Kingston; Mashpee; Marshfield; Middleboro; Nantucket; Norwell; Oak Bluffs; Orleans; Pembroke; Plymouth; Plympton; Provincetown; Sandwich; Scituate; Wellfleet; Yarmouth; Tisbury; West Tisbury; Truro; Wareham

If you have never applied for Fuel Assistance through South Shore Community Action Council, Inc., or one of our many outreach sites, you must apply in person.