Ninth District Opportunity is offering energy assistance through the CARES program.

Banks County residents who are interesting in seeking assistance must call 888-636-3125 to make an appointment.

A one-time payment will be made to the home energy supplier on behalf of eligible households. Eligibility for the program is based on the income of everyone living in the home.

When applying, the applicant must provide verification of household income for the past 30 days, most recent home and electric bill, citizen verification for the applicant and Social Security number.

For more information, visit the website,

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