Home Energy Assistance Program applications to be taken

December 17, 2012

A representative of the United Scioto Senior Activities, Inc. Scioto County Multipurpose Senior Citizens Center will be at the U.S.S.A., Inc. Senior Citizens, 117-119 Market St. in Portsmouth on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2012, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. to take applications for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). Applicants should bring proof of income and social security numbers for all household members, as well as the last paid fuel and electric bills. Golden Buckeye Card applications will also be taken.

In-home assistance is available for persons unable to make application at a sign-up location. Call the Senior Center at 740-354-6672 to arrange a home visit. Applications are available at the Senior Center, and the Scioto County Community Action Organization.

Assistance is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the U.S.S.A., Inc. Scioto County Multipurpose Senior Citizens Center, which is a handi-capped accessible facility. Emergency assistance (E-HEAP) is available only at the Scioto County Community Action.