[TCCA Membership] Fwd: PSE&G Payment Assistance Programs

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> From: Paul Harris <pharris at trentonnj.org>
> Date: January 21, 2016 at 4:11:50 PM EST
> To: Undisclosed recipients:;
> Subject: PSE&G Payment Assistance Programs
> 
> City of Trenton Administration, Public Broadcast System
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> PSE&G Payment Assistance Programs
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> Low-Income Programs
> Program Name
> LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)
> Description
> LIHEAP helps very low-income eligible residential customers pay their winter heating and cooling bills. You may qualify even if your heat is included in the rent. To be eligible to receive a financial grant, your household income cannot exceed the amounts allowed in the following household income table.  LIHEAP also can assist with emergency heating system services and emergency financial assistance during a specific time of the year.
> Note: The LIHEAP Program is now accepting applications on October 1, 2015.
> How to Apply
> Click here to download an application.
> Pick up an application at one of PSE&G's 16 walk-in Customer Service Centers.
> Note: once application is completed, it must be mailed or delivered to the Intake Agency in your county.
> For more information
> Call 1-800-510-3102 (available Monday - Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
> Visit www.energyassistance.nj.gov 
> Click here to download a LIHEAP-USF brochure
>  
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> Program Name
> NJ Universal Service Fund (USF)
> Description
> The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities created the Universal Service Fund (USF), which helps make energy bills more affordable for low-income customers. If you're eligible, USF can lower the amount you have to pay for your gas and electric bills.
> How to Apply
> *USF accepts applications all year.
> Click here to download an application.
> Pick up an application at one of PSE&G's 16 walk-in Customer Service Centers.
> *Note: once application is completed, it must be mailed or delivered to the Intake Agency in your county.
> For more information
> Call 1-800-510-3102 (available Monday - Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
> Visit www.energyassistance.nj.gov.
>  
> Moderate-Income Programs
> Program Name
> Temporary Relief for Utility Expenses (TRUE) & Payment Assistance Gas and Electric (PAGE)
> Description
> The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities provided funding has provided funding to  the Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA) for two grants, both intended for low- to moderate-income New Jersey residents who are struggling to pay their electric and natural gas bills. They are Temporary Relief for Utility Expenses (TRUE) and the Payment Assistance Gas and Electric  (PAGE).  Up to $750/utility is available under each program, depending on the balance owed.
> How to Apply
> Click here for program eligibility requirements and how to apply.
> For more information
> Please call toll-free 1-855-465-8783 or (732) 982-8710.
> Visit: http://www.njpoweron.org
>  
>  
> Program Name
> NJ SHARES
> Description
> NJ SHARES has funds available for PSE&G customers who are behind on their utility bills
> New Jersey SHARES, Inc. is an energy-assistance program that assists moderate income households who do not qualify for federal or state energy programs such as LIHEAP and/or USF and whose income does not exceed 400% of the Federal Poverty Level. Each client fills out an electronic application with the assistance of a local community-based organization or can apply online. New Jersey SHARES partners with more than 200 organizations statewide.
> Eligibility is determined by income and household size. Applicants must demonstrate a temporary financial need and made a good-faith payment of $100 or more within 90 days of applying for NJ SHARES. New Jersey SHARES maximum grant was increased to $1,200. Customer can received grants up to $700 for gas and $500 for electric service. Customers heating with electric can received up to $700 on their electric heat account.
> Grants are available all year.  Grants must result in continuance and/or restoration of service.
> To donate or apply for the New Jersey SHARES program, please call toll-free 1-866-NJSHARES (1-866-657-4273) or visit www.njshares.org
> How to Apply
> Apply online 
> Call 1-866-657-4273
> Contact a community-based agency near you that participates in NJ SHARES.
> For more information
> Visit the NJ SHARES website.
> Call 1-866-NJSHARES (657- 4273).
>  
> Seniors/Disabled Adults
>  
>  
> Program Name
> NJ Lifeline Credit Program
> Description
> NJ Lifeline is a $225 yearly credit for your electric or gas bill. You must be a New Jersey resident; 65 years of age or older or 18 years of age or older and receiving Social Security Title II Disability benefits. Your annual income (not the household income) for 2015 is less than $26,575 if single or less than $32,582 if married.
> How to Apply
> Click here to download an application.
> Write to NJ Lifeline, P.O. Box 715, Trenton, NJ 08625-0714 for an application.
> Pick up an application from one of PSE&G's 16 walk-in Customer Service Centers.
> Mail completed applications to:  NJ Dept of Human Services/Revenue Processing Center – PAAD/NJ Lifeline Program, PO Box 637, Trenton, NJ 08625-9826.
> For more information
> Call 1-800-792-9745
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