Cooling assistance applications now being accepted in Va.

Jun 27, 2011 Full story: TriCities.com 9

Aid available for those facing economic hardship in Virginia. Learn more at Virginia.gov Bristol City Department of Social Services 621 Washington St.

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Curious

Bristol, VA

#1 Jun 27, 2011
I applied for the cooling assistance and was approved. Im wondering how long will it take to recieve the check to pay my bill?
More hand outs

Jonesborough, TN

#2 Jun 27, 2011
As long as you can hold out your hand. Looks as if you can afford a computer and internet hook up. I''ll bet you have a cell phone and all the goodies. Keep up the good work!
STFU

Richmond, VA

#6 Jul 4, 2011
@ More Hand outs, stfu, you are a very miserable person from the lloks of it, @ Curious if you have already applied the will send you a letter stating you have been approved and it will go str* to your account.
Greaseman

Charlottesville, VA

#8 Jul 5, 2011
I remember growing up we had no central ac, just box fans.$20 at walmart. Should be the extent of "cooling assistance".
Government control

Jonesborough, TN

#9 Jul 5, 2011
The government wants the people to depend upon them for everything. They would like to be able to control every thing that each person does. It's called Complete Obama Care.
just me

United States

#10 Jun 15, 2012
Curious wrote:
I applied for the cooling assistance and was approved. Im wondering how long will it take to recieve the check to pay my bill?
the dss soes not send you a check to pay your electric bill. they send the amount you are approved for directly to AEP. just found out the amount is only up to $250.00 this year, compared to last year the amount was up to $600.00. hope this helps.
just me

United States

#11 Jun 15, 2012
Greaseman wrote:
I remember growing up we had no central ac, just box fans.$20 at walmart. Should be the extent of "cooling assistance".
your local dss WILL buy YOU a fan too.
tdk23

Burlington, NC

#13 Jun 23, 2012
seems like Curious is ready to go shopping!!! CTFU, the gvnmt isnt gonna let you HAVE the money. it only goes in your account for the bill....SMDH, free loaders!!!!!!!!!
irritated

Kingsport, TN

#16 Jun 16, 2014
tdk23 wrote:
seems like Curious is ready to go shopping!!! CTFU, the gvnmt isnt gonna let you HAVE the money. it only goes in your account for the bill....SMDH, free loaders!!!!!!!!!
Where I'm from they do send checks straight to the people who apply for assistance.. I have never received assistance a day in my life for my utilities, I think they should send it directly to the electric company , because you know the people don't go hand the free money right over for the electric bill, they go spend it on what ever they want...

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