Adopt-A-Family taking applications beginning Nov. 3

Christmas program begins soon.

AFL-CIO Community Services’ annual Adopt-A-Family Christmas Program begins Nov. 3. The organization will take applications from those needing help for Christmas through Dec. 5.

Applications will be taken 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays. They also will be taken by appointment only from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Nov. 15 and Dec. 6. Call 364-1131 for more information.

For any Spanish-speaking individuals, applications will be taken by appointment only by calling 273-6665.
Those unable to apply in person should call Community Services at 364-1131 no later than Dec. 1 to make other arrangements.

Applicants should not bring children when applying.

They should bring the following:  

Social Security cards for each member of the household.

Proof of all income — TANF, child support, SSI, Social Security, pensions and/or earned wages, etc.

Utility bills.

All other expenses — food, credit cards, prescriptions, etc.

Rent or mortgage receipt showing name and address and landlord/mortgage company name and phone number.

Clothing and shoe sizes for every member of household.

List of special foods, clothing or household needs.

A wish list for Santa from each child (three items maximum).

$2 processing fee.

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