Winter in New York can be long and hard, especially for low-income Nassau County families. Due to the high cost of energy, some get stuck between a rock and hard place when it gets cold. A lack of resources then forces tough choices, like staying warm or having enough to eat. To address this pervasive problem, EAC Network’s two weatherization assistance programs (HEAT and WRAP) deliver direct support services that help members of our community stay in their homes and out of costly institutional care.
The winter is a tough time for low-income individuals and families. Those striving to make ends meet find themselves having to choose between warmth and other necessities like food or medicine. Can you imagine having to decide whether to keep your children warm or feed them?
02/01/2017 Read more