Below are resources regarding utility programs that help low-income customers:
Weatherization Help - The Connecticut Energy Efficiency Fund (CEEF) is an initiative to help homeowners, renters, businesse s, and state and local governments use energy more efficiently.
AT&T Connecticut Lifeline - Because phone service is so important in today's world, AT&T Connecticut believes everyone should have access to it.
CRT Energy Assistance Program- This is a YEARLY application process. If you qualify (based on income), you may be eligible for an award to draw from on oil deliveries, or a credit that is applied to your Gas or Electric account in the Spring. The award is applied to the household's primary heating source, and applications run from mid-September to the end of April.
CNG | Connecticut Energy Assistance - Our work doesn't stop there - we also have many services designed to meet the variety of needs you or your family members may have.
HSIE Program - If you heat with gas, you may be eligible to recieve assistance with fixing your boiler. Conact CNG at 860-524-8361 for more information.
Operation Fuel- If funds are available and your income level quaifies, you may apply for CRT Energy Assistance and then contact Gifts of Love for more information. 860-676-2323
Internet Essentials- Affordable internet at home (if qualified)
Safelink Wireless - Safelink is a phone company that is offering free service, 64 minutes per month, for one year, to anyone in CT who qualifies for one of the programs listed below:
- CT Energy Assistanc Program
- Contingency Heating Assistance Program
- Federal Public Housing Assistance/Section 8 housing voucher
- Food Stamps
- Medicaid/Title 19 including HUSKY and Healthy Start
- Personal Care Assistance
- Refugee Program
- Rental Assistance Program
- State Supplement to the Aged, Blind or Disabled
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Temporary Family Assistance (TFA) state welfare program