We understand that some of our customers continue to face financial hardship as economies recover from the pandemic, the impacts of Hurricane Ian and the rising costs of goods and services. We're doing everything possible to ease the impact and we're committed to help. Peoples Gas has teamed up with community partners that can connect you to resources that are available now. We also offer several programs like Share, free energy audits and billing options that can help you better manage and even reduce your bill. We will continue to update this page with the latest resources available.
Helpful TECO Programs
Our Share program administered by the Salvation Army and Catholic Charities helps pay utility bills for qualifying customers. TECO has donated $1.7 million since 2020 and has committed to investing an additional $1 million. Visit our Share page to learn more.
If you're not able to pay your full amount due and require a payment extension, call our representatives at 888-223-0800 (residential) or 866-832-6249 (business) to discuss the options available.
For your convenience, we offer several ways to make payment, including Credit or Debit Card and Pay in Person at an authorized payment location. Learn more about all our payment options you can do from your home or business.
Note If you Pay in Person after a disconnection for non-payment, please know that some payments may not be processed on the same day. Your natural gas service cannot be restored until payment is received. You may call us with a payment receipt number to help expedite this process.
We offer several rebate programs when you install natural gas appliances. In addition, we offer a free Energy Audit and appliance calculators. Visit our save energy webpages for homes and businesses to learn more.
If you're experiencing financial hardship, you may qualify for assistance with your energy bill and rent. Check out this list of local organizations and new resources that are available now.
Business customers facing financial hardship can get help from a list of state and federal resources that are available now.
From food banks to crisis support, we're proud to partner with these non-profit organizations lending a helping hand during the pandemic.
Following the impact of Hurricane Ian, federal disaster assistance is available to affected individuals in Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Hardee, Hillsborough, Lee, Manatee, Orange, Osceola, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota and Seminole counties. You can apply for disaster assistance at disasterassistance.gov, by calling 800-621-3362 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. EST.
Other External Assistance
Other Services and Tips
Report Gas Leaks
Call Before You Dig
Call 811 or visit sunshine811.com
Don't Get Scammed
Scammers are often at work before and after severe weather events like hurricanes, and during holidays when you are most distracted. It concerns us when we hear someone is scamming our customers. Here is some information that will help protect you from scammers.