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Helping customers in need

If you or someone you are caring for needs advice or financial assistance with their energy utility bills, the following organizations may be able to help.

Florida 2-1-1 Network

2-1-1 connects you with trained and supportive professionals who can provide assistance and more information about public and private health and human services.

Peoples Gas Share

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.

LIHEAP

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists low income households in meeting immediate home energy needs. Learn more about eligibility requirements.

EHEAP

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, Where to Find Help in Florida,pdficon 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.