Help Paying Utilities




Arizona help paying utility bills, electric, and cooling bills.

Find help in all cities including Phoenix and Tucson.

Arizona Rate Assistance

  • Energy Support Program
    This help program provides a discount of up to 40 percent for the cost of electricity for customers who meet certain income guidelines. The actual discount will vary depending on how much electricity is used every month.
  • Medical Care Equipment Program
    Arizona offers another discount up to 40 percent off the price of electricity for customers who meet certain income guidelines. This discount also varies depending on how much electricity is used each month. Contact the Medical Care Equipment Program Coordinator toll free at (800) 253-9408 for more help in paying utilities.

Salt River Project
Economy Price Plan
Customers in this area with limited incomes can receive up to $14 off SRP charges every month through the Economy Price Plan.

Arizona Public Service
Energy-Wise help program
Energy-Wise will provide weatherization repairs and/or improvements to the home of Arizona families and also provide energy education and advice on how to help paying utility bills.

Project S.H.A.R.E. (Service to Help Arizonans with Relief on Energy)
This program may provide help to pay energy bills, such as gas, electric, oil, wood for seniors over 60 on a limited income, for customers under age 60 if they are experiencing special, temporary hardships, or for disabled with no source of income.

Click here for more on Arizona Public Service programs.

Navaho Tribal Utility Authority
Senior Citizen Discount
Life Support Discount
NTUA offers a 7% discount on utility bills to customers who are 60 years or older and have a limited income.





Southwest Gas
Low Income Rate payer Assistance (LIRA)
For any customers whose total household income does not exceed 150% of the federal poverty level, a 20% utility rate discount is available to the first 150 therms used per month during the winter season (November through April.)

Low-Income Energy Conservation Program
Energy-saving measures are available, for free, to income-qualified families. Examples of energy-saving measures to help lower utility bills are insulation, caulking, and weather-stripping.

Southwest Gas Corporation
Energy Share
The Energy Share aid is an emergency fund that provides direct cash grants and assistance to qualified people faced with unexpected financial difficulties, such as the loss of their job or a medical emergency.

Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative, Inc., Trico Electric Cooperative
Operation Roundup
Customer and utility company donations help families deal with various types of emergencies, including illnesses and special medical needs and bills.

Tucson Electric Power Company
Residential Lifeline Discount Program
Customers in Arizona with a limited income may qualify for help in the form of an $8 discount off their bill each month. Also, they assist lower income residents in lower energy use, and saving on their utility bills by implementing year-round weatherization measures.




Help with Emergency Energy Relief Operation (H.E.E.R.O.)
The H.E.E.R.O. aid program provides one-time payments on utility bills for low-income customers.

Learn who to contact in order get utility bill help from Tucson Electric Power.

Unisource Energy Services
C.A.R.E.S. Program.
Customers who have income that does not exceed 150% of the federal poverty level are eligible for additional help of up to $8 off their monthly utility bills and up to $15 off their natural gas bills, depending upon usage.

The Home Energy Assistance Fund will provide help for low-income families in Arizona that are experiencing extreme financial hardship. The fund will help those customers pay overdue utility bills. This will also try to help prevent potential electric or gas shutoffs. This assistance is administered by the Arizona Community Action Association (ACAA) through Community Action Program (CAP) offices in every county. They may provide eligible individuals annual one time financial assistance of up to $500 to restore utilities to help costumers avoid disconnections. Call 602-604-0640 for more information.


Find additional aid and also learn about federal assistance being provided to weatherize homes in Arizona. More.


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