Utility Assistance

Office of Home Energy Programs (OHEP) - assistance to make energy costs more affordable; provides three separate grants (listed below)

Maryland Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) - financial assistance with home heating bills

Electric Universal Service Program (EUSP) - financial assistance with electric bills

Utility Service Protection Program (USPP) - protection from utility turn-offs during the heating season

Website: http://dhr.maryland.gov/office-of-home-energy-programs/how-do-you-apply/
Brochure/Information: http://dhr.maryland.gov/documents/OHEP/OHEP2016_EBrochure.pdf

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Community Assistance Network (CAN) - help with utility payments

Website: http://www.canconnects.org/outreach-programs
Phone number: 410-285-4674
E-mail: info@canconnects.org

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United Churches Assistance Network (UCAN) - emergency aid for utilities
"...serves individuals and families who reside in the following Northern Baltimore County zip codes: 21030, 21031, 21071, 21093, 21111, 21131, 21152.  Inquires from other areas are referred to appropriate organizations (closer to residence)."

Website: http://www.ucanmd.org/
Phone Number: 410-628-2102
E-mail Address:
 help@ucanmd.org