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Energy Assistance Programs

You deserve peace of mind when it comes to paying an energy bill. That’s why, if you’re not able to pay an energy bill, we’re connecting you to available energy assistance funding through the below programs or agencies so you don’t face this challenge alone, but with our help.

Statewide Assistance

United Way
Dial 211 to speak with a representative from the Georgia United Way Referral Center to learn about organizations in your area that have available assistance. 

LIHEAP
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps eligible customers pay for their heating service through grants that do not need to be repaid. Even if you qualified for LIHEAP last year, you still must reapply. Call 404.657.3426 or 877.423.4746 (option 5)

 

Credit Counseling

If you or someone you know is having trouble paying bills, reach out to ClearPoint, a national, nonprofit credit counseling agency at 800.251.2227 (866.559.8198 for Spanish) or visit ClearPoint’s website, clearpoint.org. (Usted puede visitar la versión del español Idioma del sitio haciendo clic aquí.) 

 

Senior Citizens Discount Program

Customers 65 years of age or older and who have a total annual combined household income of $25,520 or less are eligible for up to a $14 monthly discount on their base charge. Natural gas service must be in the customer's name to be eligible. If you qualify, please complete the mail-in application (English & Español).

 

Regulated Provider: SCANA Energy

The SCANA Energy Regulated Division provides service to low-income households who have been unable to obtain or maintain service from another marketer. Qualifying consumers can purchase their natural gas at a rate regulated by the Georgia Public Service Commission. 

 

Other Local Assistance

H.E.A.T.

Heating Energy Assistance Team (H.E.A.T.) 
678.406.0212 (option 1)
info@heatga.org | heatga.org

 

HopeWorks (for seniors 65 or older)

  • Seniors 65 and older may qualify for a gas furnace or gas water heater repair from HopeWorks.
    -You must own and be living in the home
    -You must meet program financial guidelines.
    -You must purchase natural gas from a Georgia Public Service Commission-approved natural gas marketer.

    404.872.0167 (option 1)
    hopeworks4us.org

 

Project Share of the Salvation Army

800.257.4273
salvationarmyatlanta.org/project-share

 

St. Vincent DePaul Society

770.458.9607
svdpgeorgia.org

 

Donate to Energy Assistance

Heating Energy Assistance Team (H.E.A.T.) - 678.406.0212.

Project SHARE Administered by The Salvation Army 800.257.4273