Officials from Washington County Commission on Aging are hitting the streets and taking the initiative to reach out to residents who may be in need. Starting Friday, August 1, officials from the Commission will be holding free meetings in neighborhoods across the county to allow residents to meet with officials to learn about and determine eligibility for benefits. As reported in The Herald Mail:
Beginning Friday, residents can meet with commission officials to determine if they are eligible for assistance for food, prescriptions, energy bills, health care and real estate taxes, the release said.
Officials emphasized that all applications have income guidelines, and eligibility will be determined on a case-by-case review, the release said.
People with disabilities are welcome to come to the commission’s offices on the second floor at 140 W. Franklin St. in Hagerstown, and visits to the homebound can be arranged by request.
The Commission will hold 11 neighborhood meetings between Friday and August 26, 2014. For more information, including a listing of meeting locations and dates, read the full article in The Herald Mail.