Universal Service Fund (USF)

Need help with a high balance on your utility bills?
The application period to receive help with past due electric and gas bills is closing soon.
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Description: Helps make energy bills more affordable for low income customers. If you are eligible, USF can lower the amount you have to pay for natural gas and electricity.

Assistance Provided To: Low and Moderate Income Households.

Type of Assistance: Credit on natural gas or electricity.

Funding Source: A surcharge on natural gas and electric bills

Procedure for Applying: LIHEAP Application.

Award Period: Year round.

Contact: Fidel Ekhelar - 1 (866) 240-1347 EnergyAssistance


LIHEAP/USF Application Information:
Download the Application Form, Instructions and Required Documents [pdf 421kB]
Note: Please submit the completed application to your Local Application Agency.

Read about other energy assistance programs at www.nj.gov/bpu/assistance/programs

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For additional information, Call

    (866) 240-1347

      Fidel Ekhelar

Tollfree Hotline

1 (800) 510-3102

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