With winter underway in our Golden Triangle, help & assistance for those in need IS available. LIEAP (Low Income Energy Assistance Program) applications are available from the North Central Area Agency on Aging down in Conrad at 311 South Virginia, Suite #2. For information on income guidelines, call 271 7553 or 800 551 3191. IF you qualify for LIEAP assistance, you also qualify for weatherization services from Opportunities Inc. Weatherization Services. Their number is  216 3055. "It's not over until the fat lady sings"...if you've applied for LIEAP & DON'T qualify or if you need further assistance with your energy costs, you can apply for Energy Share. Contact Opportunities Inc. at 761 0310. Emergency rental assistance is available to those who quality from Opportunities Inc. Emergency Resource Services. For an appointment, call 216 2300. Merry Christmas & stay warm!