Energy Assistance consists of three components: Fuel Assistance, Crisis Assistance, and Cooling Assistance.

Fuel Assistance

  • Assists low-income, eligible households by supplementing home energy costs.
     
  • Applications are accepted the second Tuesday in October through the second Friday in November.

Crisis Assistance

  • Assists low-income households with energy related emergencies.
     
  • Applications are accepted November 1st through March 15th.

Cooling Assistance

  • Assists households in acquiring or repairing cooling equipment and/or payment of electric bills to operate cooling equipment.
     
  • Applications are accepted June 15th through August 15th.
     

For more information, please contact the Richmond County Department of Social Services at (804) 333-4088. 

Richmond County Events

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Sat Oct 21 @ 1:30PM - 05:00PM
Household Hazardous Waste Collection / 135 Recycling Road, Warsaw, VA
Sun Oct 22 @ 1:00PM - 03:00PM
Richmond County Waterway Clean-up Day
Mon Oct 30 @ 1:00PM -
Richmond County Community Policy Management Team Meeting
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