Sign-up dates for cooling bill assistance announced

WINSTON COUNTY - Marion-Winston Community Action Agency will soon begin making appointments for financial assistance for utility bills for qualified residents.

Residents 60 and older or disabled residents can begin calling to make appointments on Tuesday, May 21.  The Double Springs office's number is 205-489-5448 and is open Tuesday through Thursday.  The Haleyville office's number is 205-486-7239 and is open Monday and Tuesday.

For Marion County residents 60 and older or those who are disabled, appointments can be made beginning Wednesday, May 22.  The Hamilton office's number is 205-921-4224 and is open Monday-Friday.

For all other residents, apppointments can be made in Haleyville or Double Springs beginning Tuesday, June 25 or in Hamilton beginning Wednesday, June 26.

The assistance will be provided through LIHEAP, which is the federally funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

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