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There’s still time to apply for fuel assistance 

The Penquis agency in Bangor wants to make sure everyone that needs help with heating assistance, gets a chance to apply for it.The deadline to submit an application form LIHEAP assistance is April 30th.The folks at Penquis are encouraging people who have not applied, because they think they are not eligible, or they were previously denied, to apply again.They say the income guidelines for aid have been increased this year.People who were denied can re-apply if their financial situation has changed.To apply, just call your local community action program, or the Penquis fuel assistance line at 973-3630.You’ll need to set an appointment, and bring proof of household income, and the social security numbers and dates of birth for everyone in the home.