Home Heating Fuel and Crisis Assistance Programs for 2011 - 2012
Contact for News Media:
Amy Carlini, Communications Director
Department of Family Services
703-324-7758, TTY 703-222-9452
12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 500
Fairfax, Virginia 22035-1102
October 20, 2011
Fairfax County residents who need help to pay home heating bills or who face an emergency heating situation this winter may be able to access assistance from two federally funded programs locally administered by the county’s Department of Family Services.
The Fuel Assistance program helps eligible low-income households with the costs of heating their homes. The application period for the Fuel Assistance program began on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, and closes on Monday, November 14, 2011.
The Crisis Assistance program helps households in emergency situations by providing primary heat security deposits and funding the repair or replacement of heating equipment. The application period begins Monday, November 1, 2011 and closes on Tuesday, March 15, 2012.
To apply for these programs, download an application online, complete it and then fax it to 703-324-8242, or mail it to:
Fairfax County Department of Family Services - Pennino
c/o Energy Assistance
12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 232
Fairfax, VA 22035
You may also request an application by calling 703-324-7604;
TTY703-222-9452. or pick one up at any of our offices:
Fairfax County Department of Family Services
Fairfax: Pennino Building, 12011 Government Center
Parkway, 2nd floor
Falls Church: 6245 Leesburg Pike (Route 7), 2nd
Reston: Lake Anne Office Building, 11484 Washington
Plaza West, 4th Floor
- Richmond Highway/Alexandria: South County Center, 8350 Richmond Highway (Route 1), 4th floor
Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs services and activities. Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request. To request this information in an alternate format, call 703-324-7758; TTY 703-222-9452.