|Blair County Community Action Utility Assistance Electric Service Payment Assistance||Financial assistance for paying utility bills.||Blair||Blair County Community Action Utility Assistance||Blair County Community Action Agency|
|Center for Community Resources - Information and Referral Department||Utility assistance, tax preparation, specialized information and referral, aging and disability resources, 211.||Butler||Community Education and Outreach||Center for Community Resources Butler County|
|Centre County Women's Resource Center Transitional Housing - Utility Assistance||Programs that provide financial assistance for people who are at risk for having their utilities shut off; offer discounted utility services; provide disconnection protection; arrange for notification regarding pending disconnection; make available special services such as large print utility bills or levalized energy bill payment arrangements which support people's ability to make their payments; or supply wood, propane, butane or other fuel for heating or cooking purposes in situations where people have no other means of acquiring them.||Centre||Centre County Women's Resource Center Transitional Housing||Centre County Women's Resource Center|
|Christ Among Neighbors||CAN may provide assistance in the form of help with rental, utility bills, clothing or medical bills. This assistance may include emergency service delivery and/or referrals/consultations to other agencies or organizations with the means to solve the problem. The serviced areas are defined as comprising the Shippensburg Area School District and the village of Walnut Bottom (zipcode 17266 and zip code 17257 on High Mountain Road)||Cumberland||Christ Among Neighbors||Christ Among Neighbors|
|Community Action Partnership for Somerset County Electric Service Payment Assistance||Financial assistance in paying utility bills.||Somerset||CAPFSC Utility Assistance||Community Action Partnership for Somerset County|
|Coraopolis Community Development Foundation||The Coraopolis Community Development Foundation (CCDF) serves the community of Coraopolis. The CCDF focuses its efforts on three specific areas:
1. Emergency Relief: Provides aid to individuals and families experiencing a crisis situation.
2. Community Resourcing: Equips members of the community with tools to improve their living situations.
3. Community Redevelopment: Creates partnerships with organizations to enhance the common life of Coraopolis.
The CCDF seeks to work closely with the school administration, town officials, businesspeople, and residents to identify and execute those projects deemed most important to the welfare of the town.
The Food Pantry is open on Sundays from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at 100 Fifth Avenue. Visit website or call for income guidelines.
Dollar Energy Fund - Visit website or call for availability.
Emergency assistance may be available through the Coraopolis Service Unit of the Salvation Army.
||Allegheny||Coraopolis Community Development Foundation||Coraopolis Community Development Foundation|
|Cornerstone - Supportive Services for Veteran Families||Provides supportive services to very low-income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing.
May provide eligible Veteran families with outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits, which may include:|
May also provide time-limited payments to third parties (e.g., landlords, utility companies, moving companies, and licensed child care providers) if these payments help Veteran families stay in or acquire permanent housing on a sustainable basis.
- Health care services
- Daily living services
- Personal financial planning services
- Transportation services
- Fiduciary and payee services
- Legal services
- Child care services
- Housing counseling services
|Customer Assistance and Referral Evaluation Services CARES-UGI Central Penn Services||CARES can provide referrals to other helpful programs in your community. These programs can include the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program LIHEAP, budget counseling, State Weatherization or Office of Aging programs.||Clinton||Customer Assistance Programs||UGI Central Penn Gas|
|Emergency Financial Assistance||Offers emergency financial assistance for prescriptions, gas bills, heating fuel and occasionally rent.
Rent referrals will only be taken from the Next Door Program - Bell Socialization (717)356-2957.
Water Assistance - will help 20 people with one month's billing assistance no higher than $50.00 and as funds are available.
Also screen for the CAP program offered through Columbia Gas.||York||Salvation Army, Family Services||York County - Salvation Army|
|Faith Centre Emergency Aid - Utility Assistance||Programs that provide financial assistance for people who are at risk for having their utilities shut off; offer discounted utility services; provide disconnection protection; arrange for notification regarding pending disconnection; make available special services such as large print utility bills or levalized energy bill payment arrangements which support people's ability to make their payments; or supply wood, propane, butane or other fuel for heating or cooking purposes in situations where people have no other means of acquiring them. Utility assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.||Centre||Faith Centre Emergency Aid||Faith Centre|
|Helping Hands, Bethany Church of the Nazarene||Provide financial assistance for utility needs - first come/first served basis, Funds are extremely limited and not able to assist with large financial requests. It is funded by donations from the church so funds may not always be available.||Dauphin||Bethany Church of the Nazarene||Bethany Church of the Nazarene|
|It's About the Warrior Foundation||It's About the Warrior Foundation (IATW) assists and empowers post 9/11 veterans and their families with financial, educational, recreational or therapeutic needs.
- Offers financial assistance to pay third party mortgages, rent, and other needs including:
- Utility bills
- Housing assistance (rent, mortgage)
- Housing repairs
- Funeral expenses
- Legal fees
- Educational fees
- Recreational fees
- Medical fees
- Provides gift cards from a variety of retail outlets for the veteran and their families in a time of need.
- Offers post-secondary educational scholarship opportunities for both the veteran and their dependents.
- Assists veterans with job placement throughout the Tri-State Area.
|Butler||It's About the Warrior Foundation||It's About the Warrior Foundation|
|Lighthouse Foundation - Whole Life Ministries Program||Rental, utility assistance and charitable car repairs||Butler||Lighthouse Foundation||Lighthouse Foundation|
|Low Income Usage Reduction Program / Weatherization LIURP-UGI Central Penn Gas||The Low Income Usage Reduction Program LIURP or Weatherization offers free energy conservation measures to high usage, low-income households to help make energy bills more affordable. Possible energy saving measures can include ceiling insulation, floor, duct and hot water pipe insulation, caulking and weather-stripping, gas heater repairs and water flow restrictors.||Clinton||Customer Assistance Programs||UGI Central Penn Gas|
|OnTrack Payment Program||OnTrack offers affordable payments and debt forgiveness for income-qualified customers who cannot pay the full amount of their electric bills. In additon, customers are referred to other community programs and services.||Dauphin||PPL Electric Utilities||PPL Electric Utilities |
|Operation HELP||Operation HELP pays energy bills for customers who, as a result of hardships and limited income, have difficulty paying their energy bills. The program is supported by donations from customers, company employees and PPL Electric Utilities.
These funds are used to pay for any type of home heating. PPL Electric Utilities collects contributions and sends money to 14 community groups to administer the program.||Dauphin||PPL Electric Utilities||PPL Electric Utilities |
|Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church of State College - Parishioner's Ministry Utility Assistance||Programs that pay all or a portion of the utility bills of people whose utilities have been or are at risk of being shut off. Also included are non-emergency programs like those funded through the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), also referred to as LIEAP or HEAP in some states, that provide home energy assistance, generally in the form of a credit, for low-income households that apply. The assistance is usually available once per calendar year (or heating season). Utility bill payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.||Centre||Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church of State College - Parishioner's Ministry||Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church of State College|
|Soldier On||Soldier On provides supportive services to veterans and their families in need, or who are homeless or at risk if becoming homeless.
The Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program at Soldier On is a door-to-door outreach campaign assisting veterans and their families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. The outreach program aims to assist veterans and their families before they become homeless in New York State, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, and western Massachusetts. Soldier On provides in-home case management, referral services, and temporary financial assistance for housing to veterans facing homelessness. Soldier On’s mission is to provide veterans with the services and support they need to carry on healthy, productive lives in homes of their own.
If you know a veteran who is on the verge of homelessness or struggling with issues related to housing, health care or substance abuse, Soldier On can help.
Case Management and Referral Services for:|
Temporary Financial Funds may be available for:
- Health Care,
- Daily Living Activites,
- Financial Planning,
- Income Support,
- Legal Assistance,
- Emergency Supplies,
- Rep Payee/Fiduciary.
- Rental Assistance
- Utility Fees,
- Security Deposits,
- Utility Deposits,
- Moving Costs,
- Child Care,
|Soldier On||Soldier On|
|UGI CAP (Customer Assistance Program) / United Water Cares||UGI's CAP (Customer Assistance Program) is a customer assistance program aimed at helping low income customers. This program offers its participants monthly payment based on gross income, household size and usage at the property. This program is not for deposits. Gas services must be turned on at time of application.
United Water Cares - a customer assistance grant program based on household size and income. Customers must demonstrate a temporary financial need and a history of good-faith payments with United Water. Limit of one grant per twelve month period.||Dauphin||Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps||Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps |
|Utility Assistance||Utility Assistance - ONLY WITH SHUT OFF NOTICE and must be at or below 150% poverty. will also have to agree to 90 days follow up budgeting/case management services.||Mifflin||Mifflin Juniata Human Services||Mifflin Juniata Human Services|
|Utility Assistance- Columbia Montour -Central Susquehanna Opportunities||Community Action Agencies provides Utility Assistance.
PPL E-PowerWise Program
CSO, Inc. partnered with PP&L Utilities to offer community members a chance to save up to $400.00 a year on their electricity bills. The E-PowerWise program provides income-eligible households a free conservation kit, valued at around $80.00. Eligible individuals also attend a conservation workshop to “reduce energy use and save money”.
UGI CAP (Customer Assistance Program)
Individuals who are struggling to pay their natural gas charges may be referred to CSO, Inc. by UGI Central Penn Gas to enroll in an affordable payment plan.
UGI Operation Share
CSO, Inc. can help you submit an application to the UGI Operation Share Program to receive a one-time payment toward UGI Central Penn Natural Gas service.
Dollar Energy Fund
CSO, Inc. can help you submit an application to the Dollar Energy Fund to receive a one-time payment toward specific utility bills. This program begins October 1st of each year.
Aqua Pennsylvania’s Helping Hand Program
Aqua Pennsylvania customers who are struggling to pay their water charges may be referred to CSO, Inc. by Aqua Pennsylvania to enroll in a payment plan.
||Columbia||Central Susquehanna Opportunities - Columbia Montour - Community Action Agency||Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc.|
|Vickie's Angel Walk||Helping families fighting cancer who cannot pay their bills due to the cancer. Financial help from Vickie's Angel Walk can be used for both medical and non medical expenses. Examples are rent/mortgage payments, car expenses, food expenses, house heating expenses, co-pays, medical premiums and prescriptions. Help is given in blocks of three months at a time.||Cumberland||Vickie's Angel Walk||Vickie's Angel Walk|