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HEAP applications are being taken

Wayne Allen Wallen@ communitycommon.com

November 21, 2010

A representative of the United Scioto Senior Activities Inc. Scioto County Multipurpose Senior Citizens Center will take applications for the Home Energy Assistance Program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, at the New Boston Community Center, 3980 Rhodes Ave., New Boston; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24, at Crabtree's Market, 12225 Ohio 348, Lucasville. Applicants should bring proof of income, proof of health insurance payments, Social Security numbers for all household members, and proof of citizenship (birth certificate) as well as the last paid fuel bill. Golden Buckeye Card applications also will be taken.
In-home assistance is available for those who are unable to make application at a sign-up site. Call the Senior Center at (740) 354-6672 to arrange a home visit. Applications also may be obtained at local banks and bank branches, the Senior Center, the Scioto County Community Action Organization and its Senior Nutrition sites. Assistance is available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Senior Center, 117 Market St.
Emergency assistance is available only through the Scioto County Community Action Organization.