If you or someone you are caring for needs advice or financial assistance with their energy bills, the following organizations may be able to help.
CARES Act Assistance
Agencies throughout Florida have access to funds to help pay utilities through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security or CARES Act. This list provides phone numbers or links to apply for help.
211 connects you with trained and supportive professionals who can provide assistance and more information about public and private health and human services.
Share, a program we co-sponsor with the Salvation Army, helps pay basic home energy expenses for customers who qualify. The Salvation Army determines eligibility.
The Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP) assists low-income households, with at least one person age 60 and older, when the households are experiencing a home energy crisis.
FEMA - Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP)
The Emergency Food and Shelter Program was created by Congress to help meet the needs of hungry and homeless people throughout the United States and its territories by allocating federal funds for the provision of food and shelter.
Where to Find Help in Florida
This publication provides an overview of the Florida Public Service Commission and an explanation of assistance available to consumers for utility-related issues. It also includes general information about the state's electric and gas utilities and helpful conservation tips.
TTY for the hearing-impaired
The Customer Care Department is equipped with a TTY device (special text telephone equipment for customers with hearing and/or speech disabilities). Customers requesting this service can call 711 (TTY only).
Share, a program co-sponsored by Peoples Gas and the Salvation Army, helps pay basic home energy expenses for customers who qualify. The Salvation Army determines eligibility.