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Fri November 15, 2013

DHS to Take Apps for Winter Heating Assistance

A Tulsa salt truck
A Tulsa salt truck
Credit KWGS News File Photo

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Department of Human Services is set to begin accepting applications for heating assistance for needy families.

The department said in a news release that applications will be accepted starting Dec. 10 for the $8 million in federal funds. Funds will be dispersed to eligible candidates until the money is depleted.

Eligibility for the program is based on each household's income and assets. Only one payment per household is allowed.

Residents should apply at the local DHS office in their coun