April 7th, 2012

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#Jobs available in Fire/EMS Department #princegeorges #pgcounty

Until April 20th, the Prince George's County Fire/EMS Department will be accepting online applications for entry level Fire Fighter.  Starting salary is $40,000. Please share with your respective networks.
The website is www.princegeorgescountymd.gov.

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Programs that help people in P G. County #pgcounty #princegeorges

Forwarded to me through many channels, apparently originating from Greg Anderson, Program Advocate & Counselor:

THE WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
 
This is a program, funded by a grant from
the Department of Energy and administered
by the Department of Housing and Community
Development, to weatherize the homes of
Prince Georges  County residents at no cost.
To obtain more information, please call
301 883 5491 and/or check out their website
at: www.princegeorgescounty.gov. Click on
link for Housing and Community.
 
THE HOUSING LOAN REHABILITATION PROGRAM
 
This program provides financial assistance for
the rehabilitation of single - family homes to
persons of limited financial means for the purpose
of upgrading the quality of deteriorated dwellings
to contemporary minimum property standards.
To obtain more information, please call
301 883 5570 and/or check out their website at:
www.princegeorgescounty.gov. Click on the link
for Housing and Community.
 
THE QUICK HOME ENERGY CHECKUP PROGRAM
 
This program, provided by Pepco, provides
free energy efficient showerheads and aerators
for kitchen and bathroom faucets.
To obtain more information, please call
1 866 353 5798
 
THE OFFICE OF HOME ENERGY PROGRAMS
 
The Office of Home Energy Programs
helps Maryland families pay their utility
bills, mininize heating crises, and make
energy costs more affordable.
To obtain more information, please call
301 909 6300 and/or check out their
website at: www.dhr.state.md.us/ohep.
 
THE MARYLAND ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
 
The Maryland Energy Assistance Program
provides assistance grants to help with home
heating bills. Payments are made to your fuel
supplier and utility company on your behalf.
To obtain more information, please call
301 909 6300 and/or check out their website
at: www.dhr.state.md.us/meap.
 
THE ELECTRIC UNIVERSAL SERVICE PROGRAM
 
The Electric Uhniversal Service Program provides
financial assistance with electric bills. Eligible
electric customers may receive helpl to pay current
electric bills. lmay be able to pay past due electric
bills and provide referrals for energy efficiency
measures to reduce future electric bills. To obtain
more information, please call 301 909 6300 and/or
check out their website at: www.dhr.state.md.us/eusp.
 
THE WASHINGTON AREA FUEL FUND
 
The Washington Area Fuel Fund provides financial
assistance to pay utility bills to those who either do
not qualify for state funded utility assistance and/or
have exhausted their benefits for state funded energy
assistance. To obtain more information, please call
301 277 6103.
 
THE FHA LOAN REFUND PROGRAM
 
The FHA provides refunds on Upfront Morgage
Insurance premiums. The refunds are for homeowners
who had FHA Upfront Mortgage Premiums under
certain circumstances:
 
I. The loan started after 1 September 1983 and
    before December 8, 2008.
 
II. The borrower paid an upfron morgage insurance
     premium as part of closing on the house.
 
III. The borrower did not default on FHA mortgage
      payments.
 
To obtain more information, please call 1800 697 6967
and/or check out their website at: www.FHA.com.
 
THE ACCESSIBLE HOMES FOR SENIORS PROGRAM
 
This program, administered by the Maryland Department
of Housing and Community Development and the Maryland
Department of Aging, provides zero interest, deferred loans
to Seniors to make their homes more accessible.
To obtain more information, please call 301 265 8450
and/or check out their website at: www.mdhousing.org.
 
 
THE HOMEOWNERS TAX CREDIT PROGRAM
 
A property tax credit is abailable to all residential homeowners
who hav a combined household income under $60,000 and net
assets that do not exceed $200,000. Net assets do not include
the value of your home or the value of your qualified retirement
plans. To obtain more information, please call 1 800 944 7403
and/or check out their website at: www.dat.state.md.us.sdatweb.
 
 
HOMESTEAD TAX CREDIT
 
After the first full tax year of ownership, the Homestead Tax
Credit limits the annual increase in taxable assessment on
owner - occupied residential properties to a fixed percentage.
To obtain more information, please call 1866 650 8783 and/
or check out their website at: www.dat.state.md.us/sdatweb/
 
FREE FLU SHOTS
 
The Prince Georges County Health Department offers FREE
seasonal Influenza vaccinations to the general public at
community clinics subject to vaccine availability and vaccine
quantities on - hand at the following locations:
 
 
ONGOING HEALTH DEPARTMENT WALK-IN FLU VACCINATION CLINICS

Beginning Tuesday, October 25, 2011 until further notice:
 
Tuesday | 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Maternal Health and Family Planning Program | D. Leonard Dyer Regional Health Center 9314 Piscataway Road, Clinton MD 20735
Beginning Wednesday, October 26, 2011 until further notice:
 
Wednesday | 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Immunization Program | Cheverly Health Center 3003 Hospital Drive, 2nd Floor, Cheverly MD 20785
 
Thursday | 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Communicable Disease Control (CDC) Program | Cheverly Health Center 3003 Hospital Drive, 2nd Floor, Cheverly MD 20785
 

FREE CELL PHONE SERVICE
 
The Safelink and Assurance Wireless provide,
free of charge, a minimum of two - hundred and
fifty minutes each month. To obtain more information,
please call 1 800 Safelink and/or Assurance Wireless
at 18184888 and/or check out their websites at:
www.safelink.com and www.assurancewireless.com.
 
 
FOOD DISTRIBUTION PROGRAMS
 
The Prince  Georges County Department of Social
Services provides a free listing of many of the food
distribution programs in the county. It is available
at the front desk.
 
THE INCOME ELIGIBLE ENERGY EFFICIENCY
PROGRAM
 
This program provides a Home Energy Assessment,
customized energy - saving home improvements and
a new replacement appliance (if qualified). To obtain
more information, please call 1866 353 5798 and/or
check out their website at: www.pepco.com/SaveEnergy.
 
THE ENERGY ADVISOR PROGRAM
 
This program provides access, free of charge,
to Energy Advisor's who can advise consumers
how to save money on their utility bill. To obtain
more information, please call 202 833 7500 and
ask to speak to a representative. Then ask to be
connected to an  Energy Advisor.
 
THE MARYLAND PRIMARY ADULT CARE PROGRAM
 
The Maryland Primary Adult Care Program covers primary
health care, some outpatient mental health services, certain
emergency hospital services, community based substance
abuse services, and prescription drugs for certain low income
eligible Maryland residents. Applicants must be 19 years of
age or older, not eligible for Medicare, and a U.S. citizen or
a qualifited alien who meets all requirements for benefits.
To obtain more information, please call 1800 226 2142
and/or check out their website at: www.dhmh.state.md.us/mma/mmahome.
 
THE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
 
The Medical Assistance Program is a comprehensive
healthcare program (including hospitalization), funded
by the state, federal and local governments, and is
administered in Prince Georges County by the Department
of Social Services. Please call 301 909 6000 to obtain
more information.
 
FREE DENTAL SCREENING
 
The Dental Hygiend Program at Fortis Colletge in Landover,
MD provides preventive dental hygience services(i.e., dental
cleaning). To obtain more information and to schedule a
screening appointment, call 301 459 3650 extension 4150 and/
or check out their website at: www.fortiscollege.edu.
 
ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS AT PEPCO
 
To obtain more  information about Energy efficiency programs
at Pepco, please  call 1866 353 5798 and/or check out their
website at: www.pepco.com/energy/conservation.
 
 
THE CHRISTMAS IN APRIL PROGRAM
 
The Christmas In April, a nationwide nonprofit organization,
renovates one - hundred  homes in Prince Georges County
each year(at no cost to the homeowner). To obtain more
information, please call 301 868 0937 and/or check out
their website at: www.christmasinaprilpg.org.

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