What's Happening in the District....
SAVE THE DATE: Mayor’s Fall Citywide Job Fair, September 23
The DC Department of Human Resources, in partnership with the D.C. Department of Employment Services, will be hosting Mayor Adrian. Fenty’s Fall 2008 Citywide Job Fair at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from 10am to 4pm on Tuesday, September 23, 2008.
Help With Utility Bills Under a Single Roof, September 30
Low-income residents of the District of Columbia can apply for discounts and financial assistance on all of their utility bills at a single location. The annual Joint Utility Discount Day (JUDD) will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center all day Tuesday, September 30. At JUDD, residents can apply for emergency aid with their energy bills, and take advantage of home weatherization services and discounts offered on their electric, natural gas, water and telephone bills. DDOE is currently accepting emergency applicants whose Pepco or Washington Gas service has been disconnected or are out of heating oil. Emergency applicants must bring the disconnection notice, proof of household income, most recent utility bills, and a picture ID.
For more information or to schedule an appointment, interested persons should call DDOE’s Energy Hotline at (202) 673-6750.
District Opens Resource Center for Disabled and Elderly
The DC Office on Aging joined with collaborating agencies and private organizations to open the DC Aging and Disability Resource Center (ARDC), at 1134 11th Street NW, a one-stop resource center for the elderly and persons with disabilities. The ADRC will serve as a resource for information and assistance to seniors and persons with disabilities, helping them explore options and benefits available to them.
For more information visit, www.adrcdc.org