The Delaware Energy Assistance Program (DEAP) is a federally funded assistance program that will help lower-income families. It assists them in meeting their costs of home energy bills. The Delaware Division of State Service Centers (DSSC) manages this program on a contractual basis with Catholic Charities, Inc.
Delaware Weatherization Assistance Program
The Delaware Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) will install energy efficiency improvements in the homes of eligible, lower income households and persons to help those households lower their home heating and energy burden. It will help them save on bills and also lower their energy costs, as well as improve their health and safety in the home.
Chesapeake Utilities offers its customers a few different programs for paying utility bills. One is known as the Sharing Program. This is a program that may be able to assist disabled, elderly, unemployed, the working poor, or people who live on fixed income (e.g.. government programs or retirees) with paying for their utility and overall energy bills. Find additional assistance from Chesapeake Utility.
Delmarva Power provides low income customers facing a crisis with assistance from the Good Neighbor Energy Fund. The money for the program comes from donations from the public and local businesses, and those funds are then paid out to qualified families with an emergency. Learn more.