Find help and assistance with electric, cooling, and utility bills in all areas of Mississippi, including Jackson.
Monthly electric bill base charge will be waived (about $0.50 per day) for eligible elderly and low-income customers. The waiver will go a long way towards providing help paying utility bills.
Entergy Mississippi - Helping Hands Assistance
This assistance program has an annual goal of weatherizing over 100 houses with techniques such as replacing old doors and windows, weather-stripping, caulking, and filling and plugging up drafts. Entergy Mississippi will purchase all the necessary materials and will coordinate and conduct the training for volunteer organizations that provide the physical labor. Find additional ways to get help with utilities from Entergy.
Mississippi Power - Project Share
Provides emergency help and utility bill assistance to elderly as well as disabled residents who need help with their energy bills. The project SHARE program is administered by the American Red Cross.
Tupelo Water & Light - Tupelo Cares
An assistance fund that is used to provide aid to Mississippi residents who are facing energy bill woes. The disabled, elderly, the poor or just everyday people who are facing financial stress because of illness or job layoffs for help with paying utility bills. A household could get up to $150 in assistance on an electric bill,
Atmos Energy - Sharing the Warmth
Company and customer donations are combined to help people in need pay their gas bills.
Columbus Light and Water - Share One Program
This is a fund that will help pay the bills of those in need of help. The program is funding from donations from customers as well as local businesses. Learn more.
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