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LIHEAP Emergency Assistance

For those who Currently Receive LIHEAP Benefits AND have gotten a Shut-Off Notice, Emergency Assistance is Available until July 31, 2020

Please Note: The application period for this program is now closed.

Here is what you need to do and know about this process:

  • Complete this form. (not active at the current time)
  • Please Note: You must have a shut-off notice from your utility company to be eligible for emergency assistance.  
  • NJ 211 will process your request and respond via email within 5 business days to confirm your application status.
  • Please Note: *Atlantic City Electric clients must contact their local LIHEAP agency to apply for Emergency Assistance.

For New Applicants

If you do not currently receive utility assistance there are many programs that may be able to assist you.

Visit our Utility Assistance Programs page to learn more.