Cool Off with H.E.A.T

The following organization may be helpful for individuals in the Atlanta, GA area who are in need of energy assistance:

With record high summer temperatures steadily approaching, many families and individuals are faced with the challenge of paying high energy bills while many others still struggle to catch up on their winter heating bills . However, thanks to H.E.A.T. many Georgia families and individuals are receiving the help they need to afford the basic necessity of energy. The Heating Energy Assistance Team (H.E.A.T) is a nonprofit organization that has been providing families and individuals throughout Georgia with home energy needs. By collaborating with concerned citizens, energy companies, state government, community action agencies, corporations and other organizations; H.E.A.T. strives to prevent human suffering by providing energy assistance to those in need.
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Distribution for H.E.A.T.'s energy assistance fund generally begins during the winter; however individuals can check application requirements and apply at anytime. H.E.A.T. funds are distributed by the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) through local community action agencies. To qualify for assistance, individuals must:

  • Be experiencing a potential loss of energy service

  • Are in need of having energy service restored

  • Meet income eligibility requirements
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    Individuals who qualify must apply for assistance at the agency that serves their county. Once an applicant has been approved for energy assistance, a check is sent to the energy provider and applied toward the applicant's account.

    For more information on how to receive assistance and to determine your eligibility, call (678) 406-0212.

    For helpful tips on how to lower your energy bills by conserving energy year-round, visit www.heatga.org.

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