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H.E.A.T. H.E.A.T. Overview. Helping low-income Georgians meet their energy needs. H.E.A.T. Overview. What is the Heating Energy Assistance Team (H.E.A.T.)?. H.E.A.T. is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that provides energy assistance for Georgians in need
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H.E.A.T. Overview Helping low-income Georgians meet their energy needs.
H.E.A.T. Overview What is the Heating Energy Assistance Team (H.E.A.T.)? • H.E.A.T. is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that provides energy assistance for Georgians in need • Began as a program of Atlanta Gas Light Company in 1983 • Established as a nonprofit in 2000
H.E.A.T. Overview Program Advantages • Oldest fuel fund in the state • Only fuel fund to partner with the State of Georgia • Provides only energy assistance • Statewide – available to every county in Georgia • Helps with energy costs regardless of the energy source – natural gas, electricity, propane, wood, coal, oil, or other
H.E.A.T. Overview Getting Assistance • Funds distributed by the Georgia Department of Human Resources (DHR) through local Community Action Agencies • Applicants must meet eligibility requirements • Qualified households may apply at agency that serves their county • DHR information and referral line – 1-800-869-1150 • Questions? Visit H.E.A.T. website at www.heatga.org or call 678-406-0212
H.E.A.T. Overview H.E.A.T. Fund Distribution Note: Disbursement in 2004 includes $64,141 in H.E.A.T. funds that were made available from the Georgia Department of Human Resources.
H.E.A.T. Overview Households Served Note: Households served during the five-year period consisted of families with children, the disabled and the elderly. The number of households served decreased slightly during 2003 because the funding amount per household increased.
H.E.A.T. Overview How You Can Help • Make a donation ….. • Online at secured Web site: www.heatga.org • By Check: Mail contribution to – Wachovia Bank, N.A. P.O. Box 930112 Atlanta, GA 31193