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BuzzGAINESVILLE – Staying warm this winter will involve higher electric and gas bills to heat the house, but not everyone can afford to pay more. To help with heating costs, Central Florida Community Action Agency has funding for those who are within 150 percent of federal poverty levels.

Persons who believe they qualify for assistance should call 352-373-7667 on Mondays to make an appointment. Calls are accepted starting at 8 a.m.  Appointments are given on a first come, first served basis and funds are not expected to last long.

Central Florida Community Action Agency is a 501(c)3 nonprofit whose mission is to help low income families become self-sufficient, and offers a number of programs designed to reduce or eliminate barriers to economic independence and family stability.