Community Assistance Fund may be used to assist residents including, but not limited to, emergency fuel assistance, holiday gift and food baskets, groceries. Fund distribution approval is dependent on funding availability at the time of request
Any household seeking funding for utility/heating assistance through Community Services is required to apply for all benefits available through utility companies, the State of Connecticut Energy Assistance Program, and Operation Fuel. The Fuel Bank is limited to 100 gallons of home heating fuel.
Must be a verified resident of Orange
Applicants must present supporting documentation to verify income as well as a signed personal statement of need
To be considered eligible: Total household income should not exceed 60% of the State of CT Median income for a household with a member age 60 or older, disabled, or age 6 or less. All other household income should not exceed 200% of Federal Poverty Line.