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
Amy.Carlini@fairfaxcounty.gov

12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 500
Fairfax, Virginia 22035-1102

October 20, 2011

News Highlights

  • Fuel Assistance program helps eligible low-income households with the costs of heating their homes.
  • Crisis Assistance program helps households in emergency situations.
  • Applications are being taken now for Fuel Assistance.
  • For more information, call the Department of Family Services’ Energy Assistance phone line at 703-324-7604 TTY 703-222-9452.

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 Building
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 Floor
  • Reston: Lake Anne Office Building, 11484 Washington Plaza West, 4th Floor
  • Richmond Highway/Alexandria: South County Center, 8350 Richmond Highway (Route 1), 4th floor

For information about how to reach these locations using public transportation, visit www.fairfaxconnector.com 703-339-7200; TTY 703-339-1608 or www.wmata.com 202-637-7000; TTY 202-638-3780.

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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.


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