JONESBORO — The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is now taking applications from seniors ages 65 and older through Nov. 26.

The program is open to households in Clayton and Henry counties and assists eligible residents with heating bills. It will open to the general public in December.

The following documents are required when applying to the program:

♦ State driver’s license/ state or federal ID document

♦ Original Social Security cards for all household members

♦ Most current gas and electricity bill (must be dated within the last 30 days)

♦ Household income if any must denote current gross income for the last 30 days for all members 18 years of age or older. If there is no income for household adults, a zero income form will be provided during appointment.

The Clayton County Community Services Authority is taking applications daily at 1000 Main St. in Forest Park. Appointments will be scheduled Monday-Thursday from 8-11:30 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.

For more information, call 404-363-0575 or visit

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