Applications for Crisis Energy Assistance are being accepted

In a City of Winchester social post it was announced that applications for Crisis Energy Assistance are being accepted.

Energy emergencies are described as homes with no heat, or at a point of no heating or primary heating facing termination or not working.

The applications will be accepted by the Winchester Social Services Department Office on Baker Street Winchester until Mar. 15.

You can contact commonhelp.virginia.gov or call (855) 635-4370 for additional information and applications.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.

Clarke County sets up Angel Trees for Christmas cheer for all

pandemic photo contest

A news release from the Clarke County Department of Social Services announced this year’s Angel Tree program.

This fall you will find six Christmas trees throughout the community each decorated with tags.

Each tag is from one of the more 900 children under 18, elderly 60 and over as well as disabled people in Clarke County that could use a little extra cheer this holiday.

Individuals are invited to take a tag and buy that gift by Dec. 10 and bring it to the Clarke County Social Services Department.

Anyone wishing to add someone in need to the Angel Tree program should contact Social Services by Nov. 12.

Find out more about the Angel Tree program by calling (540) 955-3700.

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.  

HSWC provides free food and supplies

registration open polar plunge

The Humane Society of Warren County came together with Social Services, Warren Area Community Garden, and Blue Ridge Area Food Bank to provide free pet food and supplies to the community.

The event will be held at First Baptist Church on First Street in Front Royal starting at 11 am.

They will stay until all supplies are distributed so don’t wait if your furry friend needs something.

If you need help with specific types of supplies, contact the Humane Society of Warren County’s Facebook page before arriving. 

For more news from across the Shenandoah Valley, click here.