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Low income energy assistance available

Published 5:18am Friday, November 30, 2012

Georgia’s Energy Assistance Program will open Dec. 3, for all low-income households that meet the eligibility requirements for the program. Interested persons are required to call the Decatur County Neighborhood Service Center at (229) 246-3119, to place their name on the waiting list. Clients will be assisted on a first-come, first-served basis. Households participating must meet income criteria and be responsible for the cost of heating their homes. Income guidelines apply and applicants must have proof of income for all household members for the last 30 days, as well as Social Security cards for all household members and the most recent utility or fuel bill.

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