Alabama Power Company Utility Bill Assistance Programs
Utility customers that are verified as receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or receiving Aid for Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), these customers will not be billed a monthly service charge of almost $10.00 per month.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fund
Provides for additional weatherization assistance, which can help lower cooling and utility bills. Read more on Alabama weatherization programs.
Decatur Utilities, Cherokee Electric Cooperative, Joe Wheeler Electric, Hartselle Utilities- all of them offer the Operation Warm assistance program. This assistance program will aid those families, that don’t qualify for LHEAP, with paying utility bills.
Customers who are currently receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Aid for Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) will not be billed their monthly customer charge of about $10 per month.
Help from Mobile Gas
As with the two companies above, customers who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI payments or Aid to Dependent Children) and who are eligible can also receive help by having their customer charge of approximately $8 waived monthly from their gas bill. You can apply at any of the Mobile Gas offices to receive this assistance. Read more.
Project SHARE assistance is administered by the American Red Cross agency and it is funded by electric utility themselves as well as customers who donate through their monthly electric bills. This assistance is available year round and serves disabled persons, senior citizens, and those experiencing a financial hardship or that may be on fixed or low incomes. The Project Share program is under financial strain and needs donations. More.
All these companies offer this assistance program. Cherokee Electric Cooperative, Decatur Utilities, Joe Wheeler Electric, Hartselle Utilities. It provides heating and utility bill assistance to families who don't qualify for LIHEAP. People must apply for this help.
Federal government low income energy assistance
Government grants can be provided to Alabama families as part of LIHEAP. The low income, working poor, and seniors are the primary beneficiaries of this utility bill assistance program. Various social service agencies and non-profits across Alabama accept applications. Read more on Alabama LIHEAP program.
They offer struggling customers financial assistance. Click here to read more on your options.
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