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Cooling Assistance Applications Accepted

The Prince William County Department of Social Services (DSS) will accept applications until Aug. 15, 2012, for the Cooling Assistance Program.

This program assists low-income County residents with the purchase or repair of cooling equipment and/or payment for electricity to operate cooling equipment. To qualify for Cooling Assistance, certain income criteria must be met and there must be an elderly person, disabled person or a child under six living in the home.

The last date to submit an application is Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012.

Applications may be obtained at either of the Department of Social Services Offices (at the Dr. A. J. Ferlazzo Building in Woodbridge or the Sudley North Government Center in Manassas) or they are available to download and print from the state DSS website at

-Press release 

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