Fuel assistance applications become available tomorrow 10/12

According to the City of Winchester social media sites applications for fuel assistance will be accepted starting tomorrow Oct. 12 and taken through Nov. 12.

Fuel assistance is designed to help low income households meet their home energy cost by paying current or past due heating bills.

The funds are available through the Virginia Department of Social Services’ Energy Assistance Program.

You can apply at commonhelp.virginina.gov/access or call (855) 635-4370.

Payments for approved applications will begin Jan. 1, 2022.

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