MOUNT VERNON — Higher than normal demand for emergency heating assistance last winter will mean no program this year for school supplies and clothing, according to Jobs and Family Services Director Matthew Kurtz.

For the past 10 years or so, Kurtz said, they have contracted with Interchurch Social Services to distribute $50 vouchers for clothing and $25 vouchers for school supplies.

They also partner with KnoHoCo for emergency heating assistance (HEAP) in the winter, money for which comes from the same federal source, the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families fund.

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Chuck Martin: 740-397-5333 or cmartin@mountvernonnews.com and on Twitter, @mountvernonnews

 

 

 

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