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Fulton County offering seniors home energy help
by Staff Reports
November 14, 2013 09:39 AM | 755 views | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Fulton County Housing and Human Services Department’s Office of Aging, in partnership with the Fulton Atlanta Community Action Authority, is giving seniors 65 or older who are Fulton residents the opportunity to register for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. Enrollment applications will be accepted at the Office of Aging’s four Senior Multipurpose Facilities beginning Thursday.

Eligibility criteria and documentation requirements include:

o Fulton County resident age 65 and older

o Household income is at or below 60 percent of the state median income level for Georgia

o Applicants must bring current copies of the following documents: current bill for primary heat source, picture ID, Social Security card, proof of residence, proof of age and proof of income (award letter, recent bank statement with direct deposit, or pension/retirement statement)

Enrollment locations and the enrollment schedule are listed below. Seniors interested in enrolling in the program can schedule an appointment by calling one of the following Multipurpose Facilities:

o Dorothy C. Benson Center

(404) 6134900

6500 Vernon Woods Drive

Sandy Springs, Ga. 30328

Thursday, Friday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

o H.J.C. Bowden Multipurpose Facility

(404) 762-4821

2885 Church St.

East Point, Ga. 30344

Monday from 1 to 5 p.m., Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday and Nov. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

o Harriett G. Darnell Multipurpose Facility

(404) 699-8580

677 Fairburn Road

Atlanta, Ga. 30332

Friday and Monday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

o Helene S. Mills Multipurpose Facility

(404) 523-3353

515 John Wesley Dobbs Ave.

Atlanta, Ga. 30312

Thursday, Friday, Monday, Tuesday and Nov. 20 from 8 a.m. to noon

Residents in need of reasonable accommodations due to a disability including communications in an alternative format should contact Nell Kapple in the Department of Housing and Human Services at (404) 613-7944. For Georgia Relay Access, dial 711.

Information: (404) 613-6000.
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