For Immediate Release
LANDING, N.J. - The National Energy and Utility Affordability
Coalition (NEUAC) has declared August as Low Income Home Energy Assistance
Program (LIHEAP) Action Month. Atlantic City Electric wants to remind its customers they have numerous
options to apply for energy assistance including LIHEAP,
which provides critical home heating and cooling assistance to those who
administered by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, is a federally
funded program that assists low-income households - both homeowners and renters
- with their energy bills. Under the New Jersey plan,
assistance is provided for an emergency crisis, and heating and medically
necessary cooling costs.
can apply starting Oct. 1 through April 30, 2016, through a network of local
agencies. For more information or to apply for LIHEAP assistance, call 800-510-3102
or visit energyassistance.nj.gov.
"In New Jersey, we are fortunate to have a wide range of programs that offer our
customers financial assistance with their electric bills," said Alita Corbett,
Customer and Community Relations manager, Atlantic City Electric. "We thank the
legislatures for their continued support of these critical programs and encourage
residents of South Jersey to use the financial assistance available to them."
Atlantic City Electric is partnering
with community-based organizations and social service agencies throughout New
Jersey to ensure that low-income and at-risk customers are made aware of the
federal dollars available to help them with their utility bills.
Additional available energy assistance
For more information about
energy assistance programs, visit www.nj211.org or call 211, New Jersey's non-emergency helpline,
available 24/7 throughout the state.
also contact Atlantic City Electric's Customer Care Center at 1-800-642-3780 and ask about Budget Billing or register for My Account, a web-based
interactive tool that provides customers with a detailed analysis of their
specific electric use and offers ways to save energy and save money on their
monthly energy bill.
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