A state agency next week will start taking applications from low-income Kansas families to help pay for heating bills this winter.
The Kansas Department of Children and Families will begin taking applications from qualified people and families Tuesday and continue through March 31, according to a DCF news release.
Applications to the federally funded program can be made by going to local DCF offices, online at www.dcf.ks.gov or calling 800-432-0043. In 2013, nearly 48,000 households received an average benefit of $489, according to the DCF.
Eligibility guidelines for assistance:
Applications have been mailed to those who received assistance from the program last year.