The cold weather is still here and the cost of heating fuel continues to rise.
Lakes and Pines Community Action Council encourages those who have not yet applied for fuel assistance to do so now. You should also encourage a neighbor or a senior citizen to apply.
Income guidelines are 50 percent of State Median Income or 110 percent of Federal Poverty Guidelines.
For a family of two, to determine eligibility, the program uses a gross income of $7,274 for the past three months.
Renters and homeowners may qualify.
To have an application sent to you, call Lakes and Pines at 320-679-1800 or 800-832-6082. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. You can also download an application at www.lakesandpines.org.
Special accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request.