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December 2019 Newsletter – GCAA

Georgia Community Action Association

GCAA newsletter – December 2019
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National Human Rights Month!

December recognizes National Human Rights Month.  This month and every month to follow, everyone in the United States is encouraged to come together and stand up for equality, justice, and the dignity of all humans.

CSBG Corner

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
The Georgia Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), is a Federally-funded program that helps low-income households with their home energy bills.  This assistance can reduce the risk of health and safety problems such as illness, fire, or disconnection.  The Georgia LIHEAP program may be able to offer you one or more of the following types of assistance:

  • Energy Bill payment assistance
  • Energy crisis assistance
  • Weatherization and energy-related minor home repairs

How many households are helped by the program:
In FY 2019, there were 191,425 households served; 147,195 in FY 2018 and 137,385 in FY 2017 - see newsletter for full story.

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