The LITE-UP TEXAS program is designed to help qualified low-income individuals reduce the monthly cost of electric service. To qualify for discounts, the customer must either be currently receiving Medicaid or food stamps, and/or have a household income at or below 125% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. They are providing help for the May, June, July, August and September 2012 bills.
An electric customer is qualified if the household income is at or below 125 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. If you are not a participant in the above qualified programs, but think you qualify based on household income you can self-enroll by calling toll-free 1-866-454-8387, or go online at:
Many local non-profits agencies, local government offices, public welfare offices, and local churches often offer assistance with utility bills in order of priority (age/health) and need (eligibility based on income, family size, and health needs). Local assistance for utilities can also be accessed by calling 211 or searched online at 211Texas.org by listing your location and entering "utilities" in the search list.
Dallas County Welfare Office - Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)
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