Times are tough in today’s economy, and they are even more challenging for those who are already struggling due to circumstances beyond their control. No one ever really plans to be laid off from work or suffer a medical emergency, but these things happen. With so many battling financial woes, cold weather and high heating bills only make matters worse.
Project Help is administered by the Upper East Tennessee Human Development Agency (UETHDA) in Hawkins County and by Douglas-Cherokee Economic Authority in Hamblen County. The program provides one-time emergency energy assistance in the amount of $100 to those who qualify. Applicants in economic crisis must meet one or more of the following requirements to be eligible: age 60 years or older, households with children under age 16 or an expectant mother, members who are temporarily or permanently handicapped to the extent they are not economically self-sufficient and those who have no other obvious resources for assistance.
You can sign up for Project Help quickly and easily by filling out the form below or by simply calling (423) 272-8821.
The need is great, and by working together, Holston Electric Cooperative members can make a difference.