Internet and Phone

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Provides discounted home phone and cell phone services to qualified households.

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50% discount to qualifying K–12 schools, libraries, community colleges, government-owned hospitals and health clinics, community-based organizations, and community-based healthcare organizations.

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Provides assistive telecommunications equipment, speech-generating devices, and relay services to consumers with hearing, vision, speech, cognitive, and mobility disabilities.

Free Appliances and Appliance Rebates

Most energy utilities offer free energy-efficient appliances to consumers with limited household income. Most energy utilities offer rebates to consumers who purchase energy-efficient appliances.

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Electrical Energy and Energy Efficiency

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Provides a 30-35% discount on your electric bill and a 20% discount on your natural gas bill to qualified households.

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Provides an 18% discount on your electricity bill if your household income slightly exceeds the CARE qualifications.

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Provides no-cost weatherization services to consumers who meet the CARE income limits.

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A state initiative to help you take action to save energy and conserve natural resources, help reduce demand on the electricity grid, and make informed energy management choices at home and work.

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Provides weatherization services and cash to help low-income customers pay their bills.

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Some gas and electric utilities offer cash assistance and special payment plans to consumers facing financial hardship.

Natural Gas

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Consumers are billed for natural gas and electricity use at their utility company's lowest residential rate.

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Some gas and electric utilities offer cash assistance and special payment plans to consumers facing financial hardship.


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Depending on your household income, you may qualify for discounted water services.