|Assistance||Newburg First Church of God provides rental or utility assistance those ONLY IN THE ZIP CODE 17240.||Cumberland||Newburg First Church of God||Newburg First Church of God |
|Central Pennsylvania Community Action - Aaronsburg - Utility Assistance||Centre||Central Pennsylvania Community Action - Aaronsburg||Central Pennsylvania Community Action|
|Central Pennsylvania Community Action - Bellefonte - Utility Assistance||Centre||Central Pennsylvania Community Action - Bellefonte||Central Pennsylvania Community Action|
|Central Pennsylvania Community Action - Philipsburg - Utility Assistance||Centre||Central Pennsylvania Community Action - Philipsburg||Central Pennsylvania Community Action|
|Energy Assistance||Help you apply for and enroll in the OnTrack program through PPL and provide energy savings education.||Dauphin||Tri County Community Action||Tri County Community Action|
|Interfaith Human Services - Fuel Bank||provides assistance with heating fuel in the winter months to qualifying individuals and families. Attendance at educational classes is required in order to apply. Call or visit the webpage to RSVP to attend a class.||Centre||Interfaith Human Services - Program||Interfaith Human Services|
|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 |
|Salvation Army of State College - Daily Emergency Assistance||Families and individuals are provided with basic human services in crisis situations, such as housing and utility payments, lodging, occasional prescriptions, and emergency vouchers for food and gasoline. Each request is considered on a first-come and individual-needs basis.||Centre||Salvation Army of State College - Program||Salvation Army of State College|
|Samaritan Fellowship||Calls to Samaritan Fellowship are ONLY received on Saturday morning.
Emergency financial assistance through payment to vendor for rent, utility assistance, auto repair, fuel, and medications.
Please, note the intake process: Applications may be downloaded online. They are also available Saturday morning and recipients are interviewed Saturday mornings between 7:45am to 10:00 am.
(Samaritan Fellowship entry to indicate that it meets at Carlisle UMC but is not part of Carlisle UMC. Please do not contact Carlisle UMC for housing assistance.) Please note: This service is only HOUSED at the church. They are SEPARATE from the church. Samaritan Fellowship ONLY answers the phone on SATURDAY mornings. PLEASE, do NOT call the church directly, they do not have any information. Thank you.||Cumberland||Samaritan Fellowship||Samaritan Fellowship|
|The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division - Huntingdon Worship and Service Center||Emergency Assistance for financially struggling individuals and families in crisis seeking assistance for such things as food, clothing, shelter, rent, household utility expenses and similar miscellaneous living needs. Referrals made for assistance not offered at facility. May also offer seasonal assistance, such as Back-to-School and Project Bundle-Up where funds are available. Call for holiday programs (toys and food).||Huntingdon||The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division - Service Centers||Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division|
|Utility Assistance- Northumberland Co -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.
||Northumberland||Central Susquehanna Opportunities - Northumberland Co - Community Action Agency||Central Susquehanna Unit|
|Utility Payment Assistance-Salvation Army||Assists eligible clients with paying utility bills. Service is available as funding permits.||Clinton||Salvation Army USA / Lock Haven Corps||Salvation Army USA Eastern Territory|
|Venango County Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO)||Provides services to low to moderate income individuals and others who need help with paying bills and expenses.||Venango||Venango County Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO)||Venango County Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO)|