Tuesday, November 18, 2008

FW: Fuel Assistance Program Extended until December 1

Hello Friends – If you or anyone you know needs assistance this winter with your heating fuel, please see the program below. My wife sent this to me and I wanted to pass this along. There is an online screening process for applicants to complete. Note the deadline – December 1.

From: DFS PIO [mailto:DFSPIO@fairfaxcounty.gov]
Sent: Monday, November 17, 2008 12:05 PM
Subject: Fuel Assistance Program Extended until December 1

The application deadline for the federally funded Fuel Assistance program has been extended until December 1. The original application deadline had been set for Friday, November 14.

The Fuel Assistance program helps eligible low-income households with the costs of heating their homes.

Applications are also available on the Web from the Virginia Department of Social Services at www.dss.virginia.gov.

FairfaxCounty residents who wish to apply are encouraged to call the Department of Family Services’ energy assistance phone line at 703-324-7604 (TTY: 703-222-9452) or visit any of the department’s four offices:

  • Fairfax - PenninoBuilding, 12011 Government Center Parkway
    703-324-7500, TTY 703-222-9452

  • Falls Church - 6245 Leesburg Pike (Route 7), Falls Church
    703-533-5300, TTY 703-533-5316

  • Reston - LakeAnneOfficeBuilding, 11484 WashingtonPlaza West, Reston
    703-787-4900, TTY 703-707-9346

  • Richmond Highway/Alexandria - SouthCountyCenter, 8350 Richmond Hwy (Route 1)
    703-704-6353, TTY 703-799-3435

The Department of Family Services offices listed above are open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday–Friday.