Utility Rate Assistance Programs
Will waive the monthly base charge ($0.46 per day) for qualified elderly and low-income customers.
Low-Income Energy Efficiency Help
Entergy Mississippi - Helping Hands
This assistance program has a goal of weatherizing over 100 homes with techniques to lower utility and cooling bills, such as weather-stripping, replacing old windows and doors, plugging up drafts, and caulking. Entergy Mississippi conducts training and purchases all the necessary materials for volunteer organizations that provide the labor. 1-800-368-3749. Learn more.
This utility company, which is a Southern Company, offers a few different assistance programs. Read more.
Government assistance programs
The nations leading programs for assisting low income families, seniors, and older individuals is known as LIHEAP. Tens of thousands of families across Mississippi receive utility and cooling bill assistance from the program every year. Click here for details.
Charities that can help with utility and cooling bills
Beat The Heat
Entergy Mississippi's yearly campaign distributes fans to utility customers throughout its 45-county service territory.
Mississippi Power - Project Share
Provides emergency help and assistance with bills to disabled and elderly who need help with paying their energy and utility bills. While it relies on donations, the Project SHARE program is administered by the American Red Cross. More on Project SHARE donation program.