The Financial and Energy Assistance Coordinator is appointed by the Board of Selectmen. Responsibilities include:
Provides information about federal, state, and local energy assistance to persons experiencing financial hardship meeting their energy needs
Attends a 4-hour workshop every year - The purpose of this workshop is to receive the necessary applications for the SMOC program. This is a state funded program for energy needs (fuel assistance) and has very strict guidelines to which all clients must adhere.
Meets with the Salvation Army to receive forms and applications for food vouchers - The Salvation Army provides Holiday Dinners for those in need through the Energy Coordinator.
Drives clients to Welfare and Social Security for benefit evaluation as the need arises
Provides answers to questions regarding energy assistance and other concerns relating to financial hardship
The Financial and Energy Assistance Coordinator can meet privately with an applicant. Please contact the Coordinator.