Washington Hancock Community Agency staff will begin to accept calls to schedule fuel assistance (LIHEAP) appointments for the Ellsworth, Milbridge, Machias, and Calais offices 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, starting Wednesday, Sept. 3.
To schedule appointments please call the Ellsworth office at 664-2424 or the Machias office at 546-7544. Clients may also call the WHCA toll free number 1-800-828-7544, 8 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday.
Last year more than 4,500 applications were taken. WHCA Intake Staff report that call volume is highest in the morning, but typically slows down in early afternoon.