Georgia emergency heating assistance

By: STAFF Email
By: STAFF Email

January 23, 2008

The Georgia Department of Human Resources is spending $1,600,000 to help families with energy costs this winter.

If you qualify, you can contact your local community action agency for more information. That number is 706-722-2207. Make sure you dial the area code when calling that number.

The money is being given out on a first-come, first-served basis.

The yearly income qualifications are:
One person: $15,315
Two people: $20, 535
Three people:$25,755
Four/more: $30,975

This program is only for people living in Georgia.


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  • by Luis Vazquez Location: Augusta Ga on Nov 20, 2008 at 10:03 AM
    hello i'm a nonworking parent who just lost his job. I would like some information on how to get help with heat assistance,.I've hhave three small children who go to bed every night without heat can someone please help yours truly jobless and inneed
  • by Heather Meadows, News 12 Web Producer Location: North Augusta, SC on Jan 23, 2008 at 03:40 PM
    Hi Barbara,

    The What's Going Around section is here. I've sent your comment to the newsroom so someone can look into Harlem High's situation.

    Tim is at a weather workshop this week. He'll be back next Monday!

  • by Barbara Driggers Location: HarlemGeorgia on Jan 23, 2008 at 03:29 PM
    You do a great job. Was wondering where is the section about "Whats going around town" Harlem High has several students with the flu/cold and it is spreading fast. Kati caught it then gave it to me.This has happened in several families. I can't even get Dr's appointment for her or I, offices are over loaded. You sneeze, cough, runny nose, body aches, fever. Feel like you have been run over with a mack truck. Maybe you all can find out just what it is going around. And what can be done about it, the good old fashion Tyenol and Chicken Soup, hasn't quite cut the mustard.Just keep feeling so yucky. By the way? Where is Tim? Poor Michael has been working his fingers to the bone. But when Merideth, Tim or Michael don't make you feel good in the morning, then you know you are really sick.
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