Holiday bureau open for interviews
The Christmas Holiday Bureau, a program that provides limited financial assistance to low-income families in Lackawanna County during the holiday season, is now open for scheduling interviews, the Voluntary Action Center announced.
Families seeking assistance can call 570-504-0244 for information and to schedule an interview.
The phone lines are available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays through Nov. 22.
Interviews are by appointment only and will be conducted in Scranton and Carbondale. Gift cards to purchase clothing, food or toys will be distributed to eligible applicants for holiday assistance.