MONROE – The Union County Department of Human Services, Division of Social Services, continues to accept applications for citizens interested in receiving assistance with their heating costs during the cold-weather months.
Initially, potential recipients of a one-time benefit from the Low Income Energy Assistance Program had to be at least 60 years old or disabled and receiving services from the Division of Aging and Adult Services. Now, households without a member in the specified target groups may apply.
Applications are being taken from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays until March 31 at 2330 Concord Ave. Call DSS at 704-296-4300 for details on information to bring.