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Low Income Utility Information

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Low Income Home Energy Assistance Programs (LIHEAP)

The Pennsylvania Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps low income people pay their heating bills through energy assistance grants. People need not have an unpaid bill to receive energy assistance. People can receive this money without being on welfare. For more information call 1-866-857-7095.
If you want to call the utility company directly call
(215) 787-HEAT (4328).  for PGW and ask about their Customer Responsibility Program (CRP) or CRISIS grants for low income people or
1-800-344-3574 for PECO.
www.pgworks.com
PECO Assistance Programs
LIHEAP Application
LIHEAP Application Spanish

Utility Emergency Services Fund (UESF)

UESF provides grants to income eligible families who have applied already to LIHEAP but are at risk to have their utilities terminated or have a notice of shut off. Call 215-972-5170 for more information.
www.uesfacts.org

Water Revenue Dept Tiered Assistance Program (TAP)

About the new TAP program:

  • Available to customers whose income falls at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) and those with special hardships
  • Provides consistent, affordable bills capped as a percentage of your income
  • Customers do not need to be delinquent to apply for the program
  • Applications go live July 1, 2017 go to beta.phila.gov/services/water-gas-utilities/water-bill-customer-assistance/ for info

Energy Unit of Community Legal Services (CLS)

CLS provides free legal advise and counsel to clients to help resolve disputes with PECO, PGW, and PWD. Call 215-981-3746 for more information.
www.clsphila.org

COMPASS

COMPASS–Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Access to Social Services–is a web site that allows individuals and community based organizations access to screen for, apply for, and renew a broad range of social programs including Food Stamps, Health Care, Cash Assistance ect.-see what your family is eligible for!! ALSO, download myCOMPASS PA app from apple, android to check benefits, upload documents, check status and balances. No more lines!
www.compass.state.pa.us/Compass.Web/public/cmphome

ECA Energy Coordinating Agency

Helps low income families save on utility bills as well as find ways to cut down on their bills. Operates neighborhood energy services (see link below to find one near you). 106 W Clearfield. Call (215) 988-0929.
http://ecasavesenergy.org/

Keystone HELP (Home Energy Loan Program)

Offers financing for energy efficient home improvements. 888-232-3477.
www.keystonehelp.com

Neighborhood Enery Centers (NEC)

Each NEC provides utility payment assistance, education on weatherizing, and minor home reapirs. See link below for one in your neighborhood or here
http://www.pgworks.com

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