A few options are available for Entergy customers in Texas. They include the resources and services listed below.
The Power to Care - This is a program that is funded from donations from individuals, local businesses, as well as Entergy. Numerous local nonprofit agencies administer the program, and these agencies are able to provide emergency bill payment assistance to low income, seniors and disabled individuals in a crisis situation. Call 1-800-368-3749 for more information or to apply for utility bill assistance from Power to Care. Read more.
Another program offered for Entergy customers is the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. This program will assist elderly and low-income households, particularly those with the lowest household incomes and disproportionately highest energy costs. The assistance will help these customers meet their home energy bills. The program will make payments directly to energy suppliers and utility companies. Both homeowner and renter households are eligible to receive LIHEAP assistance. The program is funded by the federal government, but run at the state of Texas level.
Beat The Heat from Entergy: This is another resource that is available to qualified applicants. Annually, during May and throughout the hot summer of each and every year, thousands of fans are distributed to struggling and low income customers by numerous partner agencies such as Salvation Army, Total Community Action, and various Councils on Aging and with the assistance of employee volunteers and other local businesses. If you are interested in receiving a free fan, or want more information on the Beat the heat program call 1-800-368-3749.