People lined up again overnight in east Macon to be among the first considered in Wednesday morning's latest application screening for heating assistance.
Beginning at 7 a.m. at Union Baptist Church at 1137 Kitchens St. in Fort Hill, the Macon-Bibb Economic Opportunity Council will take applications for a share of about $575,000 in state funding to help defray energy costs for 1,600 households in Macon.
Applicants’ qualifications are first based on income.
One-person households must have an annual income less than $21,504.
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A four-person household must have an annual income of less than $41,340.
Applicants should have a copy of their most recent power bill, proof of their household income for the past month, a Georgia ID, Social Security cards for all household members, proof of citizenship, and each applicant must fill out a citizenship affidavit.
Hundreds of people waited for hours outside St. Paul AME Church on Shurling Drive last week as applications were taken for two days.
Applications will also be taken Friday morning beginning at 7 a.m. at Union Baptist and Jan. 24 and 25 at Unionville Baptist Church at 3837 Houston Ave.
Qualified Bibb County residents can call the Macon-Bibb County Economic Opportunity Council for details at (478) 750-8689.