Kent Social Services is now accepting appointments for the Energy Assistance Program. This is a winter heating assistance program with specific income and asset requirements for participation. Maximum gross income guidelines are as follows: 1 person household is $35,116; 2 person households at $45,920; 3 person households $56,725 and 4 person households up to $67,530. Kent Social Services office is closed on Mondays, Tuesdays 9am to 5pm, Wednesday 9am to 12:30pm, Thursdays and Fridays 9am to 4pm. The office is closed from 12:30pm to 1pm for lunch. All appointments should be made in advance. The early closing on Wednesdays is so that staff can complete administrative work. No phone calls will be answered or returned Wednesday afternoons.