UTILITY ASSISTANCE

Due to high demand we are unable to take applications at this time.

Unfortunately, due to high demand, all funding for affordable utility payment plans has been exhausted and we are unable to take additional applications at this time. However, our 2-1-1 team is standing by to help you to find other forms of assistance. Dial 2-1-1 to get support today. Our Community Care Advocates are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

 

ITEMS NEEDED TO APPLY

When applications open back up, please have the following ready:

  1. Utility bill account number and mailing address as shown on monthly bill
  2. Date and amount of previous energy assistance received within the last 12 months
  3. Social Security number plus identity verification (driver’s license, state ID, etc.) and date of birth for each household member
  4. Pay amount and employer’s name for each employed member of the household
  5. Amount of unearned income received by each member of the household (Social Security benefits, pension/retirement benefits, veteran’s benefits, military allotments, DHS FIP cash assistance, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Workers’ Compensation, child support, etc.)
  6. Monthly and annual income last year for each self-employed person
  7. Bank account statements
  8. Vehicle registration

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Apply for assistance

Unfortunately, due to high demand, all funding for affordable utility payment plans has been exhausted and we are unable to take additional applications at this time. However, our 2-1-1 team is standing by to help you to find other forms of assistance. Dial 2-1-1 to get support today. Our Community Care Advocates are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Call 2-1-1

For all other types of assistance—including food, housing and rent—call 2-1-1.

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APPLY FOR STATE EMERGENCY RELIEF

To qualify for State Emergency Relief, you must meet a number of requirements. In general, eligibility is based on the number of individuals in your household, your monthly income and your countable cash assets over $50. Some assets such as homestead, one vehicle, personal and household goods are excluded.

GET HELP

For more information, call 1-844-211-4994 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday) toll free.

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