News and information for the Stonebridge Crossing Community
January 4, 2009 Volume 1 – Issue 6
Norfolk residents can apply for emergency heatingassistance until March 15, 2010
Source: City of Norfolk Press release
Norfolk residents who need help paying primary heating costs, utilitydeposits, or for the repair or replacement of heating equipment mayapply for the Crisis Assistance Program through March 15, 2010 at anyNorfolk Department of Human Services location.In order to qualify for assistance, residents must have received a cutoff notice if heating their home with natural gas or electricity.Residents who heat with propane, oil or kerosene, must be low on orout of heating fuel to qualify for assistance. The maximum grossmonthly income to qualify is $1,174 before taxes for a household ofone, and $2,389 before taxes for a family of four.Funded by the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Programblock grant, the Crisis Assistance Program serves approximately100,000 households each year across the Commonwealth.For more information about the Crisis Assistance Program contact the NorfolkDepartment of Human Services at 664-6035.
Norfolk opens new household hazardous waste andelectronic waste facility
Norfolk opened a new collection facility for householdhazardous and e-waste. Available for Norfolkresidents for free (proof of residency is required), thefacility operates Monday through Saturday from 10a.m. to 2 p.m. and is located at 1176 Pineridge Road.For a complete list of accepted items, call 441-5813or visit www.norfolkbeautiful.org.
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