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Douglasville, GA - On November 1, 2018, Tallatoona CAP, Inc. will begin accepting appointments for the heating assistance program for senior households 65 and older and homebound households.

Skip the wait and skip the lines by scheduling an appointment today. At the time of your appointment, Tallatoona is asking each applicant to bring the following documentation: driver's license or state issued photo ID and all household members 60 years of age and older, original social security cards for everyone living in the home, proof of citizenship, most current heating bill, and proof of income for the last 30 days for everyone 18 years or older living in the home. Also, if there is someone 18 or older living in the home that has zero income, they must attend the appointment.

Tallatoona CAP, Inc. is dedicated to helping families take their lead. The private nonprofit Community Action Agency currently serves the Bartow, Cobb, Douglas, Floyd, Gordon, Haralson, Paulding, and Polk counties. Their mission is to assist low-income individuals and families to acquire useful skills and knowledge, to gain new opportunities and to achieve self-sufficiency. Therefore, if you are a senior in the Douglas County community and need assistance, take advantage of this opportunity.

An appointment can be scheduled via the website at or by calling the appointment line at 770-817-4666 or 770-773-7730 (toll free for 706 area codes). The general public can schedule an appointment via the website or by calling appointment line beginning on December 1, 2018.

An appointment for heating assistance does not guarantee processing or payment. Approvals and payments are made when and if funds are received.

For more information, contact Communications and Community Relations Director, Rick Martin at 770-920-7303 or email at

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