ST. LOUIS – If you need help heating your home this winter, there is help available.

Heat-Up St. Louis provides assistance to those in need. Just call provides assistance to those in need. Call them at 314-241-7668 or visit their website.

If you know of a senior, disabled or needy household with small children is in need of help, you can send them a tip with the person's name, address, and daytime telephone number. A Heat-Up St. Louis volunteer will follow up with the person the same day.

The organization also asks for a "Gift of Warmth" through Jan. 4. Contributors can donate through the Heat-Up St. Louis website or send a tax-deductible donation to: Heat-Up St. Louis, Inc., in care of UMB Bank, P.O. Box 868, St. Louis, Mo. 63188.

Warming centers are also open in the greater St. Louis area. Click here to find the closest warming center.