Energy Assistance consists of three components: Fuel Assistance, Crisis Assistance, and Cooling Assistance.
Assists low-income, eligible households by supplementing home energy costs.
- Applications are accepted the second Tuesday in October through the second Friday in November.
Assists low-income households with energy related emergencies.
- Applications are accepted November 1st through March 15th.
Assists households in acquiring or repairing cooling equipment and/or payment of electric bills to operate cooling equipment.
Applications are accepted June 15th through August 15th.
For more information, please contact the Richmond County Department of Social Services at (804) 333-4088.