Utility Programs

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:

  • Care4Kids
  • 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
  • SAGA
  • State Supplement to the Aged, Blind or Disabled
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Temporary Family Assistance (TFA) state welfare program