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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

call 678-406-0212 or

H.E.A.T. Overview

H.E.A.T. Fund Distribution


$3,000,000 $2,500,000 $2,000,000 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 $0 $371,049 2001 $370,000 2002 $389,886 2003 $568,845 2004 $1,000,000 2005 $2,699,780 TOTAL


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


14,000 12,000 10,000 8,000 6,000 4,000 2,000 0 1,879 1,887 1,807 2,615 4,587 12,775 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 TOTAL


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:

By Check: Mail contribution to – Wachovia Bank, N.A.

P.O. Box 930112 Atlanta, GA 31193

Together we can make a difference!