Outreach

On November 29, 2016 OPC Consumer Services Staff hosted at its office on 15th streetits Utility Social Services Discussion to learn about the social and financial services provided by specific agencies and organizations throughout the District of Columbia. 

Linda Jefferson and Stephen Marencic of OPC’s CSD division moderated the discussion of over 25 participating organization representatives.  Issues discussed included: types of financial or other assistance provided, trends for consumers of utilities in the District, and possible solutions to common problems of navigating social service organization guidelines.  Attendees were encouraged to continue their collaboration with each other for the benefit of all DC consumers, and to attend future discussion forums at OPC.

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